Holiday & 2020 Donation and Drive Opportunities

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Click on the tabs below for opportunities to give back! If you are a local organization or drive that serves the New Rochelle community and would like to be added, please send your information to

  1. Local Drives
  2. Donations for Local Organizations 
  3. Donations for Westchester-Wide Organizations that Serve New Rochelle

All Things Warm Drive to benefit HOPE Community Services by the Kern Family
Bring your new or clean, gently worn coats and/or all things warm (hats, gloves, scarves, boots) and leave in a plastic bag on the stoop of 77 Broadview Avenue, New Rochelle. Item will be collected though the end of December. For more information, contact Caroline Kern at 

Annual Give A Gift - Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau 
Sponsor a child and/or family. Contact Diana Fosella (914-654-2045) or Bruce Daniele (914-576-4186). Deadline for gifts is December 14. Mail gifts to New Rochelle Youth Bureau, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. In Partnership with the City School District of New Rochelle, Maffei Landscape Inc., Police Association of New Rochelle, New Rochelle Firefighters. 

 Big Viv, New Rochelle Tackle League, BALRUN, The Fitted Gallery, Jolo’s, New Rochelle Huguenot Elite 
2020 Gift Giving Drive: Drop off gifts for Heritage Homes through Saturday, December 21SEE FLYER for drop off places and times. Mail gifts/gift cards to The Standard, 50 LeCount Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801, ATTN: BALRUN. Donations can be made via Paypal or cashapp $PABIENAIME. 

Giving Tree Supermarket Gift Cards by Songcatchers 
As part of its Giving Tree holiday fundraiser, Songcatchers is collecting money to buy supermarket gift cards for our needy families. Donations are being accepted via Venmo (@Songcatchers-Inc). The giving deadline is December 16th. For more information, please call (914) 654-1178 or email  

HOPE Community Services
HOPE Community Services is the region’s largest Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen. HOPE’s also provides clothing, language skills, emotional support, immigration services, and other services to meet the needs of its diverse client population. For more information, contact 914-636-4010.

  • Holiday Toy Drive: Drop off unwrapped new toys for children up to 12 years old at 50 Washington Avenue, New Rochelle. Gifts can also be purchased from the Amazon wishlist.

Isaac E. Young School Middle School Families
Angelica Guel, School Social Worker at Isaac E. Young Middle School, is collecting gifts and gift cards on behalf of several single parent families as well families who are homeless or in transitional housing. Specific items that are needed include a microwave, food and drug store gift cards (Shoprite, CTOWN and CVS), gas gift cards, girls clothes, art supplies (sketch pads, markers, pencils/crayons), and headphones with microphones. Please Contact Angela at, 576-4360 x 21660 (office) or 914-409-3018 (cell) to adopt a family before December 21st.

MBKNewRo Milestone 6 Committee - MBKNewRo Milestone 6 Committeeis seeking $50 and $100 grocery gift cards for some of its families. Please send gift cards in an envelope to New Rochelle Youth Bureau, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801 by December 16. Please include your name and address with your gift.

New Rochelle CAP
Holiday Toy Drive: Drop off unwrapped new toys for children up to 12 years old at 95 Lincoln Avenue, New Rochelle by December 21. Gifts can also be purchased from or Amazon wishlist. For more information, contact Daniel Bonnet at or 914-636-3050.

New Rochelle Day Nursery (NRDN)
NRDN is a private, not-for-profit, provider of quality, low-cost child care.
Holiday Toy Drive: Drop off unwrapped new toys for children 18 months through 5 years old at 115 Clinton Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Requests donations in December that can be used for the holiday season.
For more information, contact Sabrina Delgado at 914-632-2093.

Toys for Tots Drive

Bring a new and unwrapped toy, gift card or check to Dudley’s (94 Hudson Park Rd, New Rochelle) on Saturday, December 14 from 11am to 2pm. Accepting gifts for children and teens of all ages. Alternative ways to donate: buy a toy and put in dropbox at TP Toys at 572 North Avenue, New Rochelle, order at and click "Maisano Toys For Tots" in shipping section; or call-in donation to TP Toys at 914-278-9414. Gifts can also be left at the dropbox at The Cut Above, 168 Myrtle Blvd, Larchmont. For more information, contact Jean at 914-469-3811 or