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46th Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway & Community Dinner

December 22, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Our 46th Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway & Community Dinner is scheduled to be held Friday, December 22, 2023, at 11 AM at the Durham Rescue Mission located at 1201 E Main St, Durham, NC 27701.

We’re in need of volunteers, hams, and toys for this event. If you can volunteer or provide a ham or some toys, please call our office at (919) 688-9641, 5025.

Activities for the day will include free toys for children in attendance, a free hot turkey & ham dinner with all the trimmings, and hot dogs.  PLUS, a bag of groceries will be given to every family to take home and cook for another meal.  In addition, there will be a variety of carnival games with prizes for the children as well as free clothing items given away.

  • A special ticket drawing will be held at 1:00 PM for a 65” SMART TV, Nintendo Switch, Chrome Book, and assorted new bicycle’s for girls and boys.

Help Children With The Gifts They Really Want This Year. Make A Donation Today.

Each year the Durham Rescue Mission gives away thousands of Christmas toys to children in need. We are quickly approaching our Annual Christmas Community Event and are in great need of Christmas toys. At this time we need to replenish our supply of toys for boys and girls, ages 0-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12.

Some examples of toys needed are as follows:

  • Lego sets
  • Action Figures
  • Barbie Doll sets
  • Make-up Kits
  • Theme toys for both boys and girls
  • Games and educational toys
  • Jewelry kits
  • We are in desperate need of bicycles for boys and girls ages 5-12

Contact Us to Donate:

Or Donate Directly Online:

Or call 919-688-9641 Ext 5315 to schedule a drop-off or ask any questions.

Ship Items To Us At This Address:

Attn: Lenny Sutherland
1201 E Main St, Durham, NC 27701


December 22, 2023
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Lenny Sutherland
919-688-9641, 5025


Durham Rescue Mission
1201 East Main Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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