Children's Christmas Programs & Toys for Tots

 

"Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone."
                                                         
— Charles Schulz

 

Since 1952, the TrueNorth Community Services' Children’s Christmas Programs have given thousands children the gifts of joy, laughter, and hope on Christmas morning.

 

Applications

Applications for TrueNorth Community Services' Children's Christmas Programs & Toys for Tots are now available and can be picked up at Newaygo County schools, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services' White Cloud offices, TrueNorth and other locations across Newaygo County. Applications are due November 25, and must be turned in at Newaygo County schools or TrueNorth by the deadline. Please note that only children living or attending school in Newaygo County are eligible.

 

Children's Christmas Programs & Toys for Tots applications are available at these locations:

Fremont

  • Daisy Brook Elementary School, 502 N. Division Avenue, Fremont 
  • Fremont Area District Library, 104 E. Main Street, Fremont
  • Fremont High School, 5421 S. Warner Avenue, Fremont
  • Pathfinder Elementary School, 109 W. 44th Street, Fremont
  • Quest High School, 350 W. Cedar Street, Fremont
  • TrueNorth Community Services, 6308 S. Warner Avenue, Fremont

Grant

  • Grant Area District Library, 122 S. Elder Street, Grant
  • Grant Elementary School, 160 E. State Street, Grant
  • Grant High School, 331 E. State Street, Grant
  • Grant Middle School, 96 E. 120th Street, Grant
  • Grant Primary Center, 103 S. Elder Street, Grant

Hesperia

  • Hesperia Community Library, 80 S. Division Street, Hesperia
  • Hesperia Middle School, 96 S. Division Street, Hesperia
  • Hesperia High School, 96 S. Division Street, Hesperia
  • Patricia St. Clair Elementary School, 96 S. Division Street, Hesperia

Newaygo

  • Newaygo Area District Library, 44 N. State Road, Newaygo
  • Newaygo Elementary School, 29 E. Post Street, Newaygo
  • Newaygo High School, 200 East Street, Newaygo
  • Newaygo Middle School, 850 E. 76th Street, Newaygo

White Cloud

  • FiveCAP Newaygo County, 434 N. Evergreen Drive, White Cloud
  • Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Newaygo County, 1018 E. Newell Street, White Cloud
  • White Cloud Community Library, 1038 E. Wilcox Avenue, White Cloud
  • White Cloud Elementary School, 585 E. Pine Hill Avenue, White Cloud
  • White Cloud Junior/Senior High School, 555 E. Wilcox Avenue, White Cloud

Distribution

The distribution days for Children's Christmas Programs & Toys for Tots are December 9 to 12 at the TrueNorth Service Center, 6308 S. Warner Avenue, Fremont, MI 49412.

Donation sites

Children's Christmas Programs & Toys for Tots donation dropboxes are located at these sites:

Croton Township

  • Croton Bay Trading Post, 8249 S. Croton Hardy Drive, Newaygo
  • Croton Township Library, 8260 S. Croton Hardy Drive, Newaygo

Fremont

  • CBD Store, 37 E. Main Street, Suite G, Fremont
  • ChoiceOne Bank Fremont, 1423 W. Main Street, Fremont
  • Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors, 36 W. Main Street, Fremont
  • Compass Credit Union, 115 S. Stone Road, Fremont
  • Daisy Brook Elementary School, 502 N. Division Avenue, Fremont 
  • Dollar General, 10525 S. Warner Avenue, Fremont
  • Edward Jones Lou Deleguardia, 46 W. Sheridan Street, Fremont
  • Freedom Chevrolet, 7052 W. 48th Street, Fremont
  • Fremont Christian School, 208 Hillcrest Street, Fremont
  • Fremont Middle School, 500 W. Woodrow Street, Fremont
  • Gerber Collision & Glass, 7439 W. 48th Street, Fremont
  • Gerber Federal Credit Union, 1004 W. Main Street, Fremont
  • Green Acres Fremont, 801 E. Main Street, Fremont
  • Karsten Financial Group  Raymond James, 24 E. Main Street, Fremont
  • Pathfinder Elementary School, 109 W. 44th Street, Fremont
  • Sandy's Harley-Davidson, 11940 N. Maple Island Road, Fremont
  • TrueNorth Community Services, 6308 S. Warner Avenue, Fremont
  • Walgreens, 819 W. Main Street, Fremont
  • We Love Nutrition, 1041 W. Main Street, Fremont

Grant

  • ChoiceOne Bank Grant, 10 W. Main Street, Grant
  • Grant Area District Library, 122 S. Elder Street, Grant
  • Grant Elementary School, 160 E. State Street, Grant
  • Grant Middle School, 96 E. 120th Street, Grant
  • Grant Primary Center, 103 S. Elder Street, Grant
  • Northern Physical Therapy, 17615 W. Moore Road, Grant

Hesperia

  • Hesperia Middle School, 96 S. Division Street, Hesperia
  • Patricia St. Clair Elementary School, 96 S. Division Street, Hesperia

‚ÄčNewaygo

  • The Brook Retirement Communities, 318 Cooperative Center Drive, Newaygo
  • ChoiceOne Bank Newaygo, 246 W. River Valley Road, Newaygo
  • Independent Bank, 41 N. State Road, Newaygo
  • Family Farm & Home, 139 W. River Valley Road, Newaygo
  • Leppinks Food Center, 193 W. River Valley Road, Newaygo
  • Newaygo Area District Library, 44 N. State Road, Newaygo
  • Newaygo High School, 200 East Street, Newaygo
  • Newaygo Middle School, 850 E. 76th Street, Newaygo
  • St. Bartholomew Church, 599 W. Brooks Street, Newaygo
  • The Stream, 1 State Road, Newaygo

White Cloud

  • White Cloud Elementary School, 585 E. Pine Hill Avenue, White Cloud
  • White Cloud Junior/Senior High School, 555 E. Wilcox Avenue, White Cloud

Giving

If you would like to make a cash donation, thank you! We appreciate and value your support.

Financial donations are vital because they allow us to purchase many necessary items. Consider making a financial donation today so children who often do not have enough to eat, warm clothes to wear or a place to call home can have the light of hope in their hearts this Christmas. Your donation will help us give both fun and practical gifts to more than 2,000 local children in need and provide one of the greatest gifts of all: hope.

Click the "Donate" button above to make a gift through our secure online donation form. To make a gift by check, please make payable to TrueNorth Community Services with Children's Christmas on the memo line and mail to: TrueNorth, P.O. Box 149, Fremont, MI  49412. 

 

 

If you do not fall within the guidelines, call 2-1-1 or visit www.211.org to find out if similar programs are available in your area. 

 

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