TOY GIVEAWAYS: Where to pick up gifts in BR, surrounding areas

With Christmas less than one week away, a lot of organizations and members in the community are giving away free toys to families and children who may be in nee
Published: Dec. 19, 2022 at 1:03 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 22, 2022 at 1:32 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - With Christmas less than one week away, a lot of organizations and members in the community are giving away free toys to families and children who may be in need.

Each student was surprised with a toy from Donaldsonville high football player and current Carolina Panthers player Stephen Sullivan.

Below is a list of some events happening in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas:

  • On Thursday, Dec. 22 beginning at noon, Constable Terrica Williams with the Show the World Foundation will host the 4th Annual Christmas giveaway. It will take place at the Leo S. Butler Center located at 950 E. Washington Street. Kids must be present.
Christmas giveaway
Christmas giveaway(WAFB)
  • On Thursday, Dec. 22 starting at 3 p.m. Raheem Pierce District 6 councilman will be hosting a children’s coat giveaway at the Seymourville Community Pavilion.
Raheem Pierce coat giveaway
Raheem Pierce coat giveaway(Raheem Pierce)
  • On Thursday, Dec. 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Idea Bridge School located at 1500 N. Airway Drive, there will be a holiday toy giveaway. The event will feature an appearance from Black Santa and is being put on by Councilman Cleve Dunn, Jr.
Holiday toy giveaway
Holiday toy giveaway(WAFB)
  • On Saturday, Dec. 24, from noon until 2 p.m., Manna Outreach will host its 6th Annual Christmas Toys Giveaway at 12230 Plank Road. Organizers say they prefer children do not attend to keep the gifts as a surprise. Presents for children ages 3-10 will be given away.
  • On Saturday, Dec. 24, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Never Broke Again family, Fredo Bang and TG Kommas will be giving away toys on Christmas Eve at the BREC administration building located at 6201 Florida Blvd.
2022 Unity in the Community Christmas Drive
2022 Unity in the Community Christmas Drive(Carrington Turner)

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