Gifting for Families

Collecting toys for children in Northern Virginia

Help make the holiday season brighter for more than 2,200 children and their families in Northern Virginia. Whether you donate, volunteer, or organize a toy drive, it can’t happen without you.

1. Donate Funds

Your donation enables us to purchase any additional toys or gift cards needed, as well as grocery store gift cards for our client families to use for holiday meals and basic necessities.

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2. Donate Toys

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2021 Drop-off Dates & Times:
Monday, December 6, 12-4pm
Tuesday, December 7 , 12-4pm

2021 Drop-off Location:
11884 Grand Commons Ave Fairfax, VA 22030
(The former JoS A. Bank store in Fairfax Corner, that is next door to the restaurant, Ozzie’s Great American Restaurant).

If you are a corporate or civic group and would like to organize a drive, please contact Jessica Warren at

3. Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Gifting for Families! Check out our volunteer schedule to learn more or sign up. Please contact Karen Horowitz at with any questions.

4. Donate Gift Cards

Gift cards in suggested multiples of $25 are also appreciated. Target and Walmart gift cards provide the most flexibility for our clients who can use them for food, necessities, and clothing or holiday purchases. Supermarket gift cards are also gratefully accepted.

Gift cards and donations paid by check (please make payable to “NVFS” and indicate “Holiday Programs” in the Memo Line) should be delivered to

Northern Virginia Family Service
ATTN: Holiday Initiatives
10455 White Granite Dr., Suite 100
Oakton, VA 22124

Please note, should contributions to Gifting for Families exceed our budgeted need, gifts will be directed to where they are needed most to help children and families living in poverty throughout Northern Virginia.