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 & Toys for Tots have given thousands children the gifts of joy, laughter, and hope on Christmas morning.


Applications for TrueNorth Community Services' Children's Christmas Programs & Toys for Tots are available at Newaygo County schools, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services' White Cloud offices, TrueNorth and other locations across Newaygo County. The application deadline ended November 16, and applications may be turned in at Newaygo County schools or TrueNorth by the deadline. Only children living or attending school in Newaygo County are eligible.

The 2020 application deadline has passed.


The distribution days for Children's Christmas Programs & Toys for Tots are December 7-18, 2020, at the TrueNorth Service Center, 6308 S. Warner Avenue, Fremont, MI 49412. Individuals are notified of their pick-up day.

Donation Boxes

Collection boxes are placed at the following locations. Please bring and drop off your new, unwrapped toys and gifts at any of these locations:
CBD Store
Charlie's Pub
Choice One Bank
Dollar General- Bridgeton
Gerber Federal Credit Union
Sandy's Harly Davidson

Choice One Bank

Choice One Bank
Gerber Federal Credit Union
Newaygo Nutrition
Shenneans Early Learning Center

White Cloud
Dollar General
***Please note, some of the businesses listed above may have modified business hours and/or limited accessability to the donation box. Please check with each location for more details.


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 atop this page or the donate button below 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 to find out if similar programs are available in your area. 


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