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FREE Christmas Toys & Food in St. Louis & St. Louis County, MO

FREE Christmas Toys & Food in St. Louis & St. Louis County, MO

Need FREE Christmas Toys & Food in St. Louis County, Missouri? Although St. Louis is an independent city, we’ve included it in this list… so Whether you live in St. Louis, Florissant, Wildwood, Kirkwood, Hazelwood, Ferguson or the surrounding area, we’ve found resources that can help your family with free Christmas gifts and food this holiday season!


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Get Free Toys In St. Louis County, Missouri

Community Action Agency Of St. Louis County Inc. offers a Christmas program for low-income families of St. Louis County. Those who meet the income requirements will receive gifts for each of their children shortly before Christmas arrives. In addition, they offer a food pantry for residents to get food once every thirty days.


Feed My People offers the Giving Tree Program and the Adopt-a-family program for low-income families in need of toys during the holidays. Each program connects families with sponsors who buy toys, gift cards, and more for the families and deliver them before Christmas day.

JA Cares has the Adopt-A-Family program that allows families in need to create a wish list for each member of their household including toys, clothing, household items, and more.


Loaves and Fishes provides an in-home Christmas dinner for low-income families in need of help during the holidays. They also bring stockings filled with gifts and distribute presents to children living in the home. They also offer a food pantry.

Mission Gate Prison Ministry offers the Christmas Angel Mission for children of inmates or ex-offenders in St. Louis County. This program brings these children Christmas gifts to help bring more stability to their home during the holidays. These families are also invited to the annual Christmas party in St. Louis and Steelville, Missouri for free food, toys, and entertainment.

Operation Holiday Joy offers holiday baskets for struggle military members and their families living in St. Louis County, Missouri. These holiday baskets have food, small gifts for adult members of the household, and toys for their children.

Salvation Army offers the Angel Tree program for less fortunate families in need of holiday help. Families in need create a list during registration that has the items their family wants the most for Christmas. This list gets passed to donors who buy the items and deliver them to the family just before Christmas.

Santa’s Helpers offers their assistance to families living below the poverty line in St. Louis County. Families in need fill out an application.

St. Louis County Missouri Human Services offers the Adopt-A-Family holiday project that provides food, clothing, household items, toys, and other help.

The Little Bit Foundation provides Christmas gifts to children of low-income families in the form of new winter coats, jackets, hats,gloves, and small gifts during the holiday season.


Toys For Tots setups donation boxes all across the United States and holds annual toy drives to collect toys for children of low-income families. These toys get donated by generous community members and they’re sent to families in need a few days before Christmas.

Get Free Food In St. Louis County, Missouri

Chapel Of The Cross helping hands food pantry now accepts applications for food from St. Louis County and surrounding areas.

St. Anthony Of Padua offers free food and clothing for the homeless, working poor, and low-income families.

St. Louis Dream Center provides a food pantry for low-income families in need of food to get them through a hard time. They might provide holiday-centered ingredients during Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Friday 19th of November 2021

Hello my name is Barbara Fox,my oldest daughter just moved in with me and my other daughter she has 2 girls ages 2 and 10 then the two boys ages 8 and 12.. the apartment they were staying in is no longer taking section8 so she just moved in, Jennifer Reeves is her name. She could use a "MIRACLE" right now as im disabled and have no car unless someone comes by to take them where she needs to go.. kids are going to try to enjoy this week off even though they know it's going to take some time to find a place to call home .. i'm almost 53 and have health issues can't afford much for myself let alone 6 other people sadly.. my address is 868 Marina Dr. St. Charles Mo 63301phone for texing --- --- ----thank you and GOD BLESS 


Thursday 9th of December 2021

The organizations in our list should be able to help you with this, but unfortunately Low Income Relief does not provide gifts, food or funds directly. You will need to contact the organizations in this list for assistance or chat with Lira! She should be able to help,

Erica Edwards

Thursday 4th of November 2021

Currently homeless staying in a motel have 2 boys and I really can't afford a Christmas please help me 😭🙏


Saturday 27th of November 2021

The organizations in our list should be able to help you with this, but unfortunately Low Income Relief does not provide gifts, food or funds directly. You will need to contact the organizations in this list for assistance.

Aria Griffin

Thursday 12th of December 2019

Hi my name is Aria Griffin I'm looking for some help for Christmas I have 4 kids 13,11,6, and 5 months I'm currently homeless staying with friends cause I don't have funds to save my house my oldest 13 yr old I'm dealing with ADHD with sever problems

Riley Thomson

Monday 23rd of December 2019

Aria, I'm sorry for your circumstances. What county are you looking for free Christmas help in? Be sure to click on the links within the articles for more information. -Riley


Monday 18th of November 2019

My daughter needs help with Christmas. She is a single mother with 3 boys under the age of 11. She is out of work at this time and has no transportation. She desperately needs some guidance and referrals to give those boys something to wake up to on Christmas. She has tried the Salvation Army but hasn’t been able to talk to a actual person. Any other places she has contacted have not returned her calls. Please, can someone help guide her in the right direction? She lives in St. Charles, Missouri

Riley Thomson

Tuesday 19th of November 2019

Samantha, I'm sorry about your daughter's circumstance. I double checked and this is currently on our research list. -Riley

Robert Jones

Wednesday 28th of November 2018

Thank you Shay for this post, about the Christmas help. I am a single father of 3 teenager, 1 son and 2 daughters, and we are very close. since i got laid off from working 6 months ago. things have been very hard trying to pay utilities bills and keeping clothes and shoes for my kids. i do receive some assistance from the government like medicaid and food stamps. i am not the one that beg. just keep praying things will get better. I found your post and i found a few place here in St. Louis, Mo. where i live that help family in need. so i just wanted to say Thanks for the post, i truly need a little help just to keep a smile on my children face.

Myieca Calloway

Tuesday 15th of October 2019

I need some help for Christmas I have seven kids find girls to boys

Riley Thomson

Thursday 29th of November 2018

Robert, I'm managing comments for Shay today. Thanks so much for your kind words. Please check out our information on low income relief for utilities. Or check out our series on food stamps. Including hot to get more from food stamps, and how to get cash from food stamps. I hope this helps. -Riley