Join us this December to impact the lives of hundreds
of families in Escondido & Barrio Logan!


Give a Toy!

How to Get Involved

Let’s bless the communities of Escondido & Barrio Logan with Christmas-in-a-box! Together, we will build and deliver Christmas packages that will include toysgroceries household essentials. The needs in these communities are greater than ever this year so help us lighten their burden & spread hope this holiday!

Choose one of our two Locations:

Escondido: December 12th from 8am-1pm
Barrio Logan: The Week of December 13th

  • Volunteer

    Volunteer your time to help build & deliver Christmas boxes for over 600 families!

  • Give Toys & Household Essentials

    Use our wish list to purchase toys or household essentials on Amazon & send them straight to the HLA office. We’re collecting toys for boys and girls up to 13 years old. Want to be more hands-on? Help us by collecting toys & household essentials in your office or church. We'll come pick them up!

    Give a Toy or a Pallet of Toys
  • Donate

    Want to support Toys for Hope this year from a distance? Your financial donation will make Christmas possible for 600+ families in San Diego county!


Host a Toy Drive

Want to work as a team to collect toys at your office or church?
Host a Toy Drive and we’ll come pick up the toys from you!

Contact Us for More Info

Take a look at previous Toys for Hope events!

What will Toys For Hope
Build & Bless look like?

Volunteers (both individuals and families) can sign up to be a part of Toys for Hope Build and Bless! We will host packing parties and distribute Christmas boxes throughout the 3rd week of December. Once volunteers arrive to their designated location, they will be assigned several families to personally assemble Christmas boxes for (by going through an assembly line, socially distanced and meeting COVID guidelines) and then they’ll deliver them right to the families!

Deliveries can be contactless by placing the box on the family’s doorstep or volunteers can spend a few minutes encouraging and getting to know the family they’re blessing!

  • Groceries

  • Free Toy for Every Child

  • Household Essentials

  • Gospel Message


We currently have two Toys for Hope Build and Bless locations from the greater Barrio Logan area in San Diego to Escondido.
We hope you’ll partner with us in a community near you!


Escondido, California is a beautiful city, tucked in the hills of North County, San Diego. We are joining forces with Calvin Christian School and Christians in Action to serve 100+ families at Lincoln Elementary School.


Barrio Logan is an artistic community, rich in historic culture, with strong family values. HLA launched its first Academy here at King Chavez in 2013. One thing we love about this community is the impact across generations. Families in Barrio Logan are proud of their community and desire to raise their families where they grew up. We see many students that live with not just their parents, but grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. We’re working with the King Chavez schools to deliver 500 families Christmas-in-a-box.


Can I volunteer for just a few hours of the event?

We would love for you and your family to join us for the day if possible!  However, we understand that not everyone can make that commitment so please consider helping sort toys week before or doing set up & take down on the Saturdays.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out, we’d love to help find the best volunteer fit for you and your family!

What's the attire for a volunteer?

Wear clothes you’re comfortable in & we’ll provide a t-shirt and face mask at registration!

Can my kids volunteer with me?

YES!  We absolutely love having kids be apart of the event! With your supervision, they will be a huge blessing in the building process. From picking out toys to delivering boxes, it’ll be a great day for your family to serve together!

Do you have more questions?  Please contact us, we’re happy to help!

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