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Toys from the Heart

Toys from the Heart is a holiday assistance program in Greene County, made possible by the generous support of participating sponsors.

Each year, United Way of the Greater Dayton Area (UWGDA) matches community sponsors with families seeking holiday help. We know families who normally do not need assistance during the Holidays will experience the heartbreak of knowing there is no money for presents.

Typically, Greene County assists 350 individual children during the Christmas holiday. This year we anticipate up to a 100% increase in the number of request for families in need. UWGDA strives to serve 600 Greene County Children for Christmas 2020.

With the current pandemic, UWGDA is committed to the safety of our volunteers and community. With this priority, Christmas 2020 plans include social distancing protocols to purchase and distribute gifts. Instead of companies donating gifts, their employees purchase, for the list of child registrants, we will request monetary donations to support the gift purchases and logistics.

To donate to the Toys from the Heart program, click the orange Donate button at the top of this site and add: “Toys from the Heart” in the Additional Comments field.