Holiday Donation and Drive Opportunities

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Click on the tabs below for opportunities to give back! If you are a local organization or drive that serves the New Rochelle community and would like to be added, please send your information to

  1. Local Drives
  2. Donations for Local Organizations
  3. Donations for Westchester-Wide Organizations that Serve New Rochelle

Annual Give A Gift - Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau 
Sponsor a child and/or family. Contact Diana Fosella (914-654-2045). To Sponsor a Child and/or Family contact the New Rochelle Youth Bureau at or at 914-654-2045. Drop off Gifts at New Rochelle Youth Bureau, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Deadline for Gifts December 7, 2023 before 4:30pm.


Operation Blue Santa Toy Drive - Police Association of New Rochelle 

Help us bring some Christmas cheer to the children of New Rochelle this holiday season.  Donations of new, unwrapped toys are being accepted now through December 23rd and can be left inside our Santa Sleigh located in the lobby of Police Headquarters.

Winter Warmth Drive Sponsored by The Sharing Shelf

The City and City School District of New Rochelle is partnering once again with The Sharing Shelf to host its Teen Boutique at New Rochelle High School. Donations of: joggers/sweats, leggings, hoodies, jeans for teen boys, hats/gloves, underwear/socks are needed. Please donate new adult sized items only. Donations can be dropped off at The Sharing Shelf - 47 Purdy Avenue, Port Chester; New Rochelle High School - Office of Maria Morris; New Rochelle City Hall (back entrance); New Rochelle Public Library. 

New Rochelle Day Nursery (NRDN) 
NRDN is a private, not-for-profit, provider of quality, low-cost childcare. Holiday Toy Drive: Drop off unwrapped new toys for children 18 months through 5 years old at 115 Clinton Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Requests donations in December that can be used for the holiday season. For more information, contact Sabrina Delgado at 914-632-2093.

Winter Coat Drive Sponsored by the Mascaro Womens Auxiliary of the New Rochelle Boys and Girls Club 
The Mascaro Womens Auxiliary of the New Rochelle Boys and Girls Club is collecting new or gently used coats to be distributed by their amazing school clinicians. You can drop off all coats at the Mascaro Boys and Girls Club, located at 79 7th Street from 11/28 - 12/16.

Help support Huguenot Academy students and their caregivers.
Angelica Guel, School Social Worker at Huguenot Academy in New Rochelle, is collecting $25 Gift cards to Shoprite, C-town, Foodtown, CVS, and Target. The gift cards will be given to caretakers who are currently unemployed & underemployed.  

 We also hope to provide our 70 students with small holiday totes. Donations of coloring books, map pencils, play doh/putty, hand lotion, lip balm, stress balls/small squishy toys, and candy canes would be greatly appreciated. 


Please Contact Angelica at, 576-4393 (office) before December 15th. Thank you in advance for your generosity. 

HOPE Community Services 

HOPE Community Services is the region’s largest providers of Emergency Food Services. It’s also a fully developed community service operation, providing services for the homeless, child hunger initiatives, children’s camp, a kosher pantry, community programming, and so much more to meet the needs of its diverse client population. For more information, contact 914-636-4010, ext 1. 

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All Things Warm Drive to benefit HOPE Community Services by the Kern Family
Bring your new or clean, gently worn coats and/or all things warm (hats, gloves, scarves, boots) and leave in a plastic bag on the stoop of 77 Broadview Avenue, New Rochelle. Item will be collected though the end of December. For more information, contact Caroline Kern at