Adopt-A-Family & Toy Drive

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For many struggling parents, providing gifts to their children is well beyond their reach. Help by participating in Adopt-a-Family and Toy Drive!

Home Start's Annual Adopt-A-Family

Thanks to the generosity of supporters like you, over 140 Home Start families will have a joyful holiday to remember! To get involved with our Adopt a Family Program, please fill out this form  and a member of our Development Department will contact you with your family.

Toy Drive

Each year, we invite more than 150 Home Start families to come and “shop” for just the right gifts for each child.

This year’s Toy Distribution will take place on Thursday, December 14th .

Our Drop Off Times are:

  • Friday, December 1st 3:30 – 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, December 5th 11:00 – 1:30 pm
  • Thursday, December 7th 3:30 – 5:30 pm
  • Friday, December 8th 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Please drop off at our Main Office at 5005 Texas St #203 San Diego, CA 92108

Please note: Adopt-a-Family and Toy Drive Programs are to support families currently enrolled in our programs.  If you or someone you know are in need of assistance, please visit our Programs Page.

Questions? Contact Kylene George, Development and Events Manager, at

Toy Distribution Highlights 2022

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