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

Download our Printable List

View our Amazon Wish List

2018 Drop-off Dates:
Monday, Dec. 10 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
Tuesday, Dec. 11 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

Drop-off Location:
Chantilly, VA (exact location TBA)

Please contact Faith Boettger at or 571.748.2577 with donation questions.

3. Volunteer

Monday, Dec. 10 • Tuesday, Dec. 11 • Friday, Dec. 14

Sign Up to Volunteer

If you have any questions, please contact Julie Martinez at or 571.748.2674.

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.