SCS Donation Wish List: Seasonal


Please help bring holiday joy to all Sunnyvale children this holiday season.

SCS distributes over 5,000 toys and gifts to low-income families certified for SCS food support. Toy Distribution starts in early December each year, so we collect donations beginning in late fall. We appreciate gifts with a retail value of $25 or greater; unwrapped new toys only please.

The following are suggested gift ideas. Feel free to choose toys you believe will provide hours of entertainment and joy to a local child this holiday season. Complete play sets, accessories, and batteries are great to include. Holiday questions about toy drives or holiday gift donations can be sent to:

Holiday donation hours and locations:

Sunnyvale Community Services,
725 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale, CA
Weekdays: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM | 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM 

All Sunnyvale Fire Stations will be accepting toy donations for SCS from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM, 7 days a week from the beginning of November through mid-December.

New toys needed for the Holiday Center:

Infant - 2 years old

  • Block and shape toys
  • Crawling & walking toys
  • Music, sound and light sets
  • Activity play mats and centers
  • Interactive story books

Great Brands: Vtech, Fisher Price, Baby Einstein, Laugh and Learn, B Toys

Children 3-7 years old

  • Junior LEGOS and Duplo for younger boys and girls
  • Paw Patrol, Minecraft, Doc McStuffins, Shopkins,
  • Barbie play sets
  • Our Generation dolls and accessories
  • Inaginext/Playmobil sets
  • Trains, planes and car sets
  • Occupation play sets
  • Super hero & movie themed play sets
  • Early learning Arts and crafts kits
  • Early learning STEM/Science toys

Children 8-11 years old

  • LEGO sets for boys and girls
  • Mega Bloks sets
  • Skateboards and helmets
  • Advanced Arts and crafts kits
  • Advanced STEM/Science toys
  • Remote control cars
  • Walkie talkies
  • Hot Wheels track sets
  • Movie themed gifts such as sleeping bags
  • Action Figure sets
  • Hair and Makeup styling dolls
  • Hello Kitty sets

Teens 12-18 years old

  • Women’s PJ sets (XS – XL)
  • Men's PJ sets (S – XL) 
  • Men's Socks (shoe size 6-12)
  • Electric Razors
  • Hair Straighteners and Curling Irons
  • Skateboards & Skateboard Helmets
  • Gift Cards ($25 max): Target, Amazon, In-N-Out, Starbucks, Chipotle, AMC/Cinemark

For our Auction, benefitting holiday programs at SCS

  • Vacation homes/condos for a week or weekend
  • Electronic items (DVD, TV, games)
  • Sports memorabilia
  • Sport event tickets
  • Gourmet items, dinners
  • One-of-a-kind items such as a flight in a small plane, hot air balloon ride
  • Hobby to share (trip on a boat, rock climbing lesson)
  • Gift certificates for services and meals

Donate / Wishlist


725 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Main: 408.738.4321


Monday - Friday
9:00 - 11:30 AM  |  12:30 - 4:00 PM


Monday - Friday
9:00 - 11:30 AM  |  12:30 - 4:00 PM

TAX ID 94-1713897

Donations are accepted at the side door in our parking lot.

Important: Please note that we do not accept used items, or packaged food donations that are opened or past their expiration date. Thank you!

Donor Privacy Policy

Sunnyvale Community Services will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. In our twice-annual newsletter, we list names only of donors giving $1,000 or more annually, and we honor all donor requests for donations to be anonymous.