Make donations November 5 - December 14. 

Please bring new, unwrapped toys, books and/or non-perishable food items to the lobby of one of our convenient Evanston drop-off sites. Suggested food items: stuffing, green beans, yams and corn, as well as mac and cheese and cornbread mix
(please check expiration dates)

  • Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave.
    Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Robert Crown Center, 1701 Main St.
    Mon., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs., 9 a.m.  to 8 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun., Noon to 4 p.m.
  • Chandler-Newberger Center, 1028 Central St.
    Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd.
    Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, 1655 Foster St.
    Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave.
    Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St.
    Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center, 1823 Church St.
    Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
     
  • Evanston Police Station, 1454 Elmwood Ave.

  • All five Evanston fire stations, 1332 Emerson St., 702 Madison St., 1105 Central St., 1817 Washington St. and 2830 Central St.

  • Main Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.
  • North Branch library,2026 Central St. 
  • Chicago Avenue/Main Street Branch library, 900 Chicago Ave., Suite 102
  • J.E.H. Education Center, 1500 McDaniel Ave.
    Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • First Northern Credit Union,  1705 Sherman Ave
    Mon., Tues., Th., 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Wed., 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Fri.,  8:30 am - 6:00 p.m., Sat., 9:00 a.m. -Noon

ATTENTION:  Families who wish to participate in the Holiday Food & Toy Drive to receive toys and/or food items must register by calling 311 between Monday, November 26 and Friday, December 14. 

Holiday Greeting Cards 

Community members can also support Mayor Hagerty's Holiday Food, Book and Toy Drive by purchasing holiday greeting cards featuring designs by Evanston students.