Auburn Public Safety Services will kick off the 2022 Auburn Toy Drive on Oct. 4, 2022. The program is designed to assist families in the Auburn community by providing Christmas gifts to disadvantaged children ages 2 through 8.
Anyone wishing to donate to the Auburn Toy Drive can drop off an unwrapped gift may do so between Oct. 4 - 26 at the following locations:
- Auburn Police Department, 141 N. Ross St.
Auburn Fire Department Stations
- 359 E. East Magnolia Ave.
- 1520 Shug Jordan Pkwy.
- 685 Ogletree Rd.
- 1299 Stoker St.
- 234 Technology Pkwy.
- 1501 W. Farmville Rd.
Thanks to the generosity of Life Storage, two alternative remote drop-off locations have been established at their stores located at 1231 Gatewood Dr. and 2020 S. College St.
Volunteers will sort the gifts into age-appropriate categories and delivery is scheduled for the week before Christmas.
During this holiday season, please remember those who may be less fortunate. All donations are extremely important. As always, be mindful that no monetary donations may be accepted; however, any purchased gift is appreciated.
Anyone wishing to register a child to receive a gift may do so beginning Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Auburn Police Department located at 141 N. Ross St.
Registration will be on-going and may be completed every Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m. through Oct. 26.
To receive assistance through the program, a parent or legal guardian must provide:
- parent or legal guardian's picture ID
- the child’s birth certificate
- copy of lease or current utility bill