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A Christmas  for Every Child

The Great Nanaimo Toy Drive is entirely supported by the people, groups and businesses of Nanaimo. You can help by purchasing toys and gifts for children ages newborn to 16.

Parents or caregivers select items for their children. These include:

We welcome all donations and are grateful for the support. Items for children ages 10-16 are always needed.

Any type/size Lego


Art Sets

Remote vehiles

Sleeping bags

Football table

Make-Up Kits


Nerf guns

Teenage Onesies

Fishing Rods



Fleece Tops for Girls


Bicycle Helmets

Hair dryers, curlers, etc

Books - Especially Board books for 1-3 years

Donations of money are also accepted, as our “shoppers” can then select gifts that are in short supply. Money can be left with the Customer Service at Woodgrove Centre or by contacting any board member.

You can also click on the link for “Canada Helps” located under “Drop Off Locations”to donate on line.

For your assistance in providing a popular gift here is a list of items that are always welcome: