SF State Toy Drive

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Continuing the spirit of giving, San Francisco State University is once again organizing an SF State Toy Drive this year! The toys collected will be donated to Lakeview and Oceanview, Merced Heights, and Ingleside (OMI)  communities Holiday Toy Giveaway and Celebration. This festive annual community event brings in the joy of the holidays with food and activities for the entire family and provides the youth of all ages with holiday gifts. 

Join us in this 2023 holiday season to come together with the SF State community to donate as many gifts as we can! Thank you!

For more information regarding SF State Toy Drive, please contact icce@sfsu.edu or president@sfsu.edu.

Faculty, Staff, and Students are welcome to drop off any toy donations at the ICCE office located in HSS 206, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm starting Nov. 29th to Dec. 14, 2023.* 

Faculty and Staff can also bring their donation to President Mahoney and the University Cabinet's End of the Year Celebration on December 14th from 3 pm - 5 pm at Jack Adams Hall.*

*Updated Location - Jack Adams Hall, Terrace Level inside Cesar Chavez Student Center

*ICCE staff will be attending the End of the Year Celebration and will close the ICCE office at 2 p.m., Dec., 14th, 2023. 

No gift is too small or too big!

Our only request is that the toys donated are new, unwrapped, and appropriate for youth between the ages of 0 (infant) and 17 years old. 

Suggested donations: 

  • Ethnic Dolls - Aim is to boost the confidence and promote cultural understanding among young people 

  • Cultural Books- Children feel positive about themselves when they encounter characters in books that they can identify with.

  • Sports Items- Basketballs, Footballs, Kickballs, Soccer Balls, Tennis Racquets, and Tennis Balls

  • Board Games and Puzzles - These give children a chance to play and interact with their friends

  • Arts and Crafts Items- Jewelry Making Kits, Markers, Crafts Kits, Paints

  • Gift Cards - Gifts for Teens

  • Stuffed Animals

  • Learning and Sensory Toys

  • Baby Toys and Baby supplies. Wet wipes, rattles, baby blankets

All donations will be given to youth and families through the Lakeview and Oceanview, Merced Heights, and Ingleside communities in San Francisco.

This year, Staff and Faculty members are invited to join us at the Toy Wrapping Station, a delightful addition to our End of the Year Celebration. Take a break from the festivities and immerse yourself in the joy of giving, as we wrap toys that will be distributed to our local community Toy Giveaway.

The Toy Wrapping Station will be located in the Fine Arts Gallery, just across from the Jack Adams Hall. 

Past Drives