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Get FREE Christmas Gifts in Miami-Dade County, FL

Get FREE Christmas Gifts in Miami-Dade County, FL

Low income families in Miami-Dade County, Florida, can get help with free Christmas gifts and food this holiday season! We’ve found help in Miami, Hialeah, Homestead, Coral Gables and elsewhere in the county!

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Get free Christmas gifts in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Children’s Trust holds an annual toy giveaway where each child will receive more than one new, unopened toy. This event takes place in Juan Pablo Duarte Park. The event consists of pictures with both Mr. and Mrs. Claus, a bounce house, free food, games, and more. Of course, families must register for the event, meet their income guidelines, have proof of residency, and have a valid photo ID. To clarify details or to register for the event, please contact Robert Parrondo at (305) 237-1212.

Community Action & Human Services Of Miami-Dade County provides 800 kids with brand new, unopened toys every holiday season through their holiday toy giveaway. Families must register for the program at the Community Action Center. In addition, you may be required to provide proof of income, valid photo ID, address, and birth certificates. To clarify details, please call (786) 469-4600.

County Commissioner Barreiro District 5 partners with the Barreiro Foundation each year to host their annual toy giveaway. Thousands of children can pick up a toy in the parking lot of Commissioner Barreiro’s main office. Families must register for the event in advance. To clarify details about this event, please call (305) 389-5323.

You may also be required to provide proof of the following:

  • Residency
  • Income
  • Have birth certificates for all children receiving a toy.

Dade County Farm Bureau offers toys to over 150 children of farm workers. Each child receives two toys and gets to enjoy a festive holiday get together. Of course, parents who are farm workers must sign-up through the Farmers Bureau and have proof of residency in their service area. To clarify details, please call (305) 246-5514.

District 3 County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmondson provides 800 toys to children of all ages every year at the Joseph Caleb Center. Families must register with the commissioner’s office.

You meet provide proof of the following:

  • Income
  • Address
  • Photo ID
  • Social Security cards for all members of the household

HOPE Outreach Center invites all low-income families living in Broward and Miami-Dade county in order to participate in their Adopt-A-Family program. Families receive toys for their children during Christmas. You can also receive all the ingredients to make a holiday meal on both Easter and Thanksgiving! To clarify details, please call (954) 321-0909.

Applicants must have:

  • Valid photo ID with their current address
  • Proof of income to determine eligibility
  • Social security cards for everyone in the household

Kendall Federation Of Homeowners Association holds a holiday concert and toy drive each year to collect toys for children of low-income families in Miami-Dade County. Families must meet both their income requirements and have at least one child living in the home full-time. To register for the program or to learn more, please call Michael Rosenberg at (305) 439-3571.

Little Lighthouse select 500 children of low-income families to pick a free toy, enjoy a holiday party, and visit the Children’s Museum free on December 16th. To clarify details, please call (305) 417-8553.

Children or families must currently receive services from one of the following agencies in order to participate:

  • Children’s Home Society
  • Special Olympics Florida
  • Miami Children’s Initiative
  • YWCA Miami
  • Chapman Partnership
  • Lotus House
  • Overtown Youth Center
  • Miami Bridge
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Ayuda

Omega Church offers multiple forms of assistance to low-income families living in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. This organization provides free groceries, weekly hot lunches and also a toy giveaway every Christmas to children in need. To clarify details or to schedule an interview, please call (954) 773-4444.

In order to participate, applicants provide:

  • Photo ID with a current address in their service area
  • Proof of income and household expenses
  • Social Security cards for all adults in the home
  • Birth certificates for everyone under the age of 18

Miami-Dade County School Board member Mari Tere Rojas holds a toy giveaway on December 16th at the Coral Gables Preparatory Academy for low-income families living in District 6. Children must attend a district 6 school and meet their income guidelines in order to participate. To clarify details, please call (305) 995-1334.

Miami-Dade Police Department offers multiple toy giveaways including toys for children in the pediatric section of Baptist Hospital and $100 gift cards for children to shop with a cop at the local Target in the Kendall district on December 18th. Families must register with the police department, live in the Kendall school district, and have proof of income. To clarify details or to sign-up, please call (305) 579-6111.

Miami-Dade Transit holds a toy drive each year to provide children of low-income families with toys during the holiday season. In order to participate in their giveaway, families must sign-up through the transit office. To clarify details, please call (305) 499-8971.

You must provide:

  • Photo ID
  • Proof of address
  • Proof of income
  • Social Security cards for everyone living in the home

Miami Rescue Mission collects toys each year to distribute to the needy, homeless, and fellow community members during the holiday season. Providing 6,000 children with toys they would otherwise not receive. To clarify details, please call (305) 571-2273.

Families must meet the following criteria:

  • They must live in Miami-Dade County
  • Provide proof of income if applicable
  • Have a valid form of identification to receive toys

Neighbors 4 Neighbors holds the Operation Elf Toy drive every year, offering children of low-income families with gifts cards during the holidays. Each family member receives a $25 Publix gift card. Each member under the age of 18 receives a $25 gift card for a retailer of their choice! To clarify details, please call (305) 592-2766.

In order to participate, families must register with the organization and provide:

  • Valid photo ID with their current address
  • Proof of income and household expenses
  • Social Security cards for all household members.

North Miami-Dade College holds their annual toy drive December 9th to collect new, unwrapped toys for low-income children in the community. To clarify details, please call (305) 237-1212.

Families must register for toys at the North Miami-Dade College and provide the following:

  • Valid photo ID with current address
  • Proof of income and household expenses
  • Birth certificates for all children in the home.

Nova Southeastern University partners with The Rebirth Project to offer the Handfuls Of Hope toy giveaway. Toys were distributed to over 500 children in the Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. Parents pick two toys from the toy shop while the children get entertained by Santa Claus and U.S. Marines. To clarify details, please call Vera Mandilovitch at (954) 882-3570.

In addition, you must have:

  • Valid photo ID with current address in their service area
  • Proof of income and household expenses
  • Social security cards for all household members.

Pass It On Ministries offers several assistance options for families in need throughout Miami-Dade county. Families receive financial assistance to get food and other resources during a crisis, weekly food boxes, and wooden or cloth dolls to give the children a reason to smile. Families must bring a valid photo ID with current address and social security cards for all household members in order to participate. To clarify details, please call (305) 681-1594.

Salvation Army invites children of low-income families to their Angel Tree Program. Families receive new, unopened toys donated by community members and organizations. They also offer free holiday dinner boxes and hot holiday meals on Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Children aged newborn to 16 years old are eligible as long as families meet their income guidelines. To clarify details, please visit their website.

TFMK Foundation sole mission is to collect toys for children in need every holiday season. These toys get distributed to families across Miami-Dade County who meet the criteria. To clarify details or to register with the organization, please contact them via email at [email protected]

Touch Of Heart Foundation offers their Adopt-A-Family program to all low-income families living in the Southern parts of Florida. Families in need get matched with donors who buy items off the family’s wish-list. In order to participate, families must register with the program. To clarify details, please contact the foundation using the contact us icon on their website.

It is our understanding that participating families must provide:

  • Birth certificates for all the children living in the home
  • Valid photo ID with current address
  • Proof of income to determine eligibility
  • Social security cards for all adults residing in the home

Toys For Tots collects new, unopened toys every year that get distributed to children of low-income families between the ages of newborn to 14 years old. Families must register their children with the program using the request toys link on their website. To clarify details, please visit their website.

Additionally, families must provide the following:

  • Proof of income and household expenses
  • Proof of residency in their service area
  • Valid form of identification
  • Social security cards for all adults in the home
  • Birth certificate for all qualifying children.

Get free food in Miami-Dade county, Florida

Allapattah Community Action offers an emergency food and shelter program to families experiencing a one-time crisis and need help bridging the gap. Additionally, they offer a food and clothing program for families in need of regular assistance. Offering families bags of food and gift cards to buy clothing. Families must show a valid photo ID with current address in their service area, have social security cards for everyone living in the home, and have proof of income to determine eligibility. To clarify details about the services they offer, please visit their website.

Curly’s House Of Style Inc provides low to moderate income families, homeless, elderly, and anyone else in need with the resources they need during a difficult time. This could include bags of non-perishable and perishable foods, holiday dinner boxes and help paying rent or utilities. To take advantage of their services, applicants must have a valid photo ID with current address, declare their income if applicable, and have social security cards for everyone living in their home. To clarify details, please call (305) 759-9805.

Food For Life Network offers multiple food programs for families living in Miami-Dade County. Offering emergency food boxes and holiday dinner boxes to anyone in need and a food pantry for those suffering with HIV/AIDS. Applicants must have proof of income, have a valid photo ID with current address, and a social security cards for all household members. To clarify details about their programs, please call (305) 576-3663.

JCS Kosher Food Bank invites low to moderate income families to their food bank every week for free bags of groceries. Families schedule an appointment to shop and get to pick out non-perishable items, meat, fresh produce, canned goods, and frozen items that follow Kosher dietary laws. In order to participate, families must declare their income, have a valid photo ID with current address, and have a social security card for everyone living in the home. To schedule an appointment or to learn more, please call (305) 947-8093.

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Renate Arnold-Brown

Saturday 14th of November 2020

Thanks so much for the information. I contacted the organizations in my area.

Hannah Benge

Monday 16th of November 2020

We are happy to help! Thank you and let us know if you have questions! -Hannah