Here are some local community organizations providing assistance with toys this Holiday season.


Please Note: Due to COVID, listed agencies may need to change or adapt services for safety of clients and staff.

Holiday Toys

Mission Africa @ International Living World Ministries

Smiles @ Christmas

Offers a holiday party with carols, a party jumper, face painting, cotton candy and free Christmas gifts for children under 8. The kids play while their parents pick out gifts. Register online starting Nov. 29, 2021. Event scheduled for Saturday Dec. 4, 2021.

Website: www.missionafrica.us

Salvation Army - Social Services Department - Kent

Toy For Tots - Christmas Assistance

Provides toys for low-income families with children under the age of 15 in Kent and Auburn area. Documents required: verification of household income –proof of address – photo ID for adults – birth certificate or DSHS services cards for children. Call to register Tues. and Thurs. 10:30am-3:30pm, Oct. 5-Nov 16, 2021, or walk in to register on December 6, 7, 8, 2021, 1100am-3:00pm. or until capacity is met.

Website: www.salvationarmynw.org

Address: 1209 Central Ave S Suite 145, Kent, WA, 98032 

Phone: 253-852-4983

Kent Food Bank and Emergency Services

Christmas Gifts

Provides holiday gifts for residents of the Kent School District; gifts are available for children ages 12 and younger. Must register - After registration is approved families will be assigned a half hour window to arrive to pick up toys.  Registration is first come first serve. 

Website:  www.skcfc.org/kentfoodbank/ 

Address: 515 W Harrison St Suite 107, Kent, WA, 98032      

Phone: 253-520-3550

Forgotten Children's Fund

Christmas Food, Clothing and Toys

Delivers Christmas food, clothing, and gifts to families with children; primarily for families with children, ages 3-13; prioritizes families with greatest and recent hardship.  Typically, the families they help are working families who do not qualify for assistance from other public or charitable organizations.  Families must submit an online application for assistance prior to Dec. 16th, 2021, if families have not been contacted by December 18th, they should seek other assistance.  

Website:  www.forgottenchildrensfund.org

Pierce County Toys for Tots

Free Christmas Toys

New, unwrapped toys, legos, games, books, bikes, video games, and more may be offered. The applications are normally processed in November and early December.


Salvation Army - Tacoma and Pierce County

1501 6th Ave

Tacoma, WA 98405

Main phone - (253) 572-8452

They serve Christmas meals, run the Angel Tree program, and offer other programs. Everything from free Christmas toys to food from a pantry, funds for heating bills, and vouchers are given to clients.

Catholic Charity Churches

There are several in Pierce County. Free Christmas toys as well as gift cards, meals and other holiday help. The primary address is 7050 S G St, Tacoma, Washington 98408. Call (253) 383-3697.

Toy Rescue Mission

Address - 607 S Winnifred St

Tacoma, WA, 98465

Telephone: (253) 460 - 6711

Toys passed out can include books, games, dolls, trucks, gift wrap, movies, stuffed animals, and more.

Oasis of Hope Foundation

1937 S G St Oasis of Hope Center

Tacoma, WA 98405

Children and teenagers under the age of 19 can be given a free toy. There is also a chicken dinner and other Christmas meals served.

DSHS of Tacoma, Puyallup, and Lakewood

They provide toys to children under the age of 14, if the family already receives benefits, such as food stamps of Head Start. In order to get a toy, applicants need photo I.D, driver's license, and proof of income.

* Northern Pierce County DSHS office is at 1949 South State Street, Tacoma, Washington. Residents of the zip codes of 98401, 98402, 98403, 98405, 98406, 98407, 98415, 98416, 98421, 98422, 98464, 98465, 98466, 98322, 98329, 98332, 98333,98335, 98359, 98394,98395, 98329, as well as 98394 can apply.

* Lakewood Washington residents of the zip codes of 98303, 98327, 98387, 98388, 98409, 98411, 98412, 98413, 98430, 98431, 98433, 98438, 98439, 98442, 98467, 98492, 98493, 98497, 98498, 98499, and 98597 can apply for holiday help from 5712 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA.

* DSHS center of southern Pierce is for residents of 98404, 98408, 98418, 98444, 98445, 98447, 98448, 98450, and 98455. The main location is 1301 E 72nd St, Tacoma, Washington.

* The Free Toys for Tots programs are also offered from the DSHS Puyallup office at 201 West Main Street.

The Salvation Army - Kent, Auburn, Algona, Pacific

Christmas Toy Program


Provides toys for low-income families with children ages infant to 15.


Low-income households with children ages infant through 15 living in Kent, Auburn. Covington, Algona and Pacific which can include zip codes 98001 (E of I-5), 98002, 98030, 98031, 98032 (E of I-5), 98042 (W of HWY 18), 98047, 98092 (Auburn only). Child must be between ages infant and 15 on the day they sign up.

How to Access:

No in-person. Apply website: https://saangeltree.org

Documents Required:  

-  Proof of home address 

-  Photo ID for adults 

-  Birth certificates for all children in the household  

DSHS Services Cards will be  NOT be accepted as valid ID for children.

Hopelink - Shoreline

An on site Holiday Gift Room offers clothing, holiday gifts, toys, meals, and more

15809 Westminster Way N, Shoreline, WA, 98133.

Call (206) 440-7300 for intake or applications.

The Salvation Army - Renton

720 S Tobin St, Renton, WA, 98057

(425) 255-5969 for Christmas Toys intake/application

Holly House

This is a Children's Holiday Gift Program providing gifts and necessities for low-income children in primarily the Edmonds School District, Lynnwood, Washington during the Holidays.

Please call Pam Martinez at (425) 673-0526

Website: https://www.hollyhouseforkids.org/

17214 Hwy 99, Lynnwood, WA 98037

Real Life Church

26201 180th Ave SE

Covington, WA, 98042

(253) 631-3038

Up to 2 free gifts, presents, clothing items or gift cards are for families with children living in Covington.

Allen AME Church

Address is 1223 MLK Jr Way

Tacoma, Washington 98405

(253) 572 – 5733

The Christmas House has free winter coats, boots, toys, and more. All gifts are first come.

Holiday Meals

St. James Cathedral/Cathedral Kitchen

Christmas Dinner  

Provides Christmas dinner to anyone in need Dec. 25, 2021, at 3:00pm.

Website: http://stjames-cathedral.org/

Address: 907 Columbus St., Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-264-2091

Kent Seventh Day Adventist Church – Neighbor to Neighbor

Christmas Dinner  

Provides a Christmas meal; Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, 4:30pm-5:00pm. 

Address: 25213 116th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98030

Phone: 253-852-3883

Kent Lutheran Church – Community Supper

Christmas Dinner  

Provides a Christmas Grab N Go Dinner on Monday Dec. 20, 2021, 6:00pm-7:00pm.

Address: 336 2nd Ave S, Kent, WA 98030

Phone: 253-852-2027

Kent Food Bank and Emergency Services

Christmas Food Boxes  

Provides Christmas boxes for residents of the Kent School District, also ZIP codes 98030, 98031, 98032 (partial), 98042 (partial) and 98058 (partial); NO PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED, pick up dates have not been set yet, will update when available or ask when picking up Thanksgiving food.

Website:  www.skcfc.org/kentfoodbank/ 

Address: 515 W Harrison St Suite 107, Kent, WA, 98032      

Phone: 253-520-3550

Francis House

Main address - 622 4th Ave E

Puyallup, Washington 98372

Free Christmas dinner. Small stocking stuffers may be provided too.

Maple Valley Food Bank

21415 Maple Valley Hwy

Maple Valley, WA, 98038

(425) 432-8633

Hot meals, groceries, and Christmas Gifts may be passed out. It is for children, students, and teenagers of the Tahoma School District, Maple Valley, Hobart, Ravensdale, and Black Diamond Washington.

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First Five Years & Beyond

Providing parents with the skills, tools, and resources needed to support their children

https://www.ffyb.org 206-504-9560

302 W. Harrison St, Suite 101 Kent, WA 98032