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Where to find toy drives in Nashville

Check out this list of local holiday toy drives where you can drop off new and unwrapped gifts.

Two people, one holding a toy to donate, in front of a vehicle packed with toys

The zoo is offering a complimentary admission ticket for every new toy donated. | Photo via Nashville Zoo

‘Tis the season of giving, so we’re taking a look at Nashville’s holiday toy drives. Note that all of the places on the list only accept unused items, but several make the process easier by providing online wish lists.

Jingle Toy Drive | Ongoing | Make a donation or sign up to fundraise to support holiday gifts and special programming for patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

The Store | Through Friday, Dec. 1 | Contributions can be made three ways: Amazon Wish List, monetary donations, or by hosting a toy drive.

The Toy Store at St. Luke’s | Through Monday, Dec. 4 | Purchase new toys at any store or give via Target, Amazon, and Walmart wish lists.

Jelly Roll’s Toy Drive | Through Friday, Dec. 15 | Eight area Walmart locations are accepting toys for distribution through MNPD and NFD.

Elan Skin Toy Drive | Through Saturday, Dec. 30 | Receive a discount on select Elan services for every toy donated.

MNPD’s Annual Toy Drive | Saturday, Dec. 2-Sunday, Dec. 3 | Metro police officers will collect toys in the zoo’s parking lot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bonus: The zoo is offering a complimentary admission ticket for every new toy donated (limit of two tickets per family).

16th Annual Toy Field | Tuesday, Dec. 5 | 6 a.m.-6 p.m. | Nissan Stadium, Gate 1 | Pick up a gift for a senior or a toy and help Cumulus Nashville build a field of toys.

5th Annual Stuff the Truck | Thursday, Dec. 7 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | The Bedford Nashville | Bring toys for ages infant to 15 and enjoy live music and raffles.

Is your local toy drive not on our list? Tell us about it so we can spread the holiday cheer.