We reached our goal!

Thanks to the generosity of individuals and companies this holiday season, we were able fulfill all wishes this year. THANK YOU!

It’s not too late to support the children and families we serve. You can donate here.


You can give a child a gift to unwrap this year.

This year has been particularly hard for many families, and the need in our communities is greater than ever. We have 3,500 wishes to fulfill this holiday season. Please join us in making these wishes come true and adding to the magic of the holidays by donating to our holiday toy drive.

This year, your online donation is the safest, most effective way for you to make sure children in need receive a specially selected holiday gift.

Every dollar you give will go directly toward purchasing gifts for a child in need.

Please join us by donating generously so we can fulfill as many wishes as possible this season, for children who could use your help the most.

Happy holidays, and thank you for your support!

Ways to Give

Sponsor a Classroom or Program Wish List

If you or your company would like to sponsor the wishes of a group of children, please email Brigid Mitchel at brigidmitchel@childcenterny.org.

Help us fulfill 3,500+ holiday wishes this season

Monetary Donations

When you donate online through our secure holiday drive donation page, our staff will use 100% of your donation to purchase presents from children’s wish list. If you prefer to mail a check, please send it to:

The Child Center of NY
ATTN: Holiday Toy Drive
118-35 Queens Boulevard, Sixth Floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Please, do not send physical gifts or gift cards.

This year, a monetary gift is the most effective and safest way to send holiday gifts to our children. We want to reduce the risk of exposing our staff and volunteers to COVID-19, and processing physical gift cards and gifts would entail a sorting and distribution site. Please donate by visiting our holiday toy drive donation page, and 100% of your donation will be used to purchase presents from a child’s wish list. Thank you for your understanding during this unprecedented time. We appreciate your support!

More about our Holiday Gift Drive

Who will receive the gifts?
This year, 100% of the money we raise will be used to purchase gifts for children in our early childhood, behavioral health, residential treatment, child abuse prevention, and youth development programs.

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