Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this holiday season is especially difficult for local families in need. The City is asking the community to help brighten the holidays for Garden Grove families and children by participating in the Garden Grove Holiday Drive. Through Thursday, December 10, new toys, board games, and art supplies can be dropped off at the Buena Clinton Youth and Family Center, located at 12661 Sunswept Avenue or Magnolia Park Family Resource Center, located at 11402 Magnolia Street.
Donors are asked to call the centers before arriving. For drop-offs at the Buena Clinton Youth and Family Center, call (714) 741-5768. For drop-offs at the Magnolia Family Resource Center, call (714) 530-7413.
Gift cards and monetary donations are also accepted, and are tax-deductible with tax receipts available upon request. Checks can be made out to the Garden Grove Community Foundation and mailed to P.O. Box 3070, Garden Grove, CA 92842.
In light of health risks associated with COVID-19, donors must wear face coverings. Please stay home if you or someone in your household has tested positive for coronavirus or is experiencing symptoms.
For over 20 years, the City has worked to bring holiday cheer to local families that are disadvantaged. Last year, with the assistance from the community, over 300 local families, approximately 820 local children, were given the opportunity to unwrap a present during the holiday season.
The City’s Buena Clinton Youth and Family Center and Magnolia Park Family Resource Center provide residents with vital community services that include low or no-cost programs focused on youth enrichment, personal empowerment, counseling, family support services, and parenting education.
For more information, visit ggcity.org/holiday-drive or call (714) 741-5208.