By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Christmas Hope for the Holidays deadline on Dec. 18
Placeholder Image
It's not too late to make a child's holiday truly special. "Christmas Hope for the Holidays" is still collecting toys up until Dec. 18 for children from around the county in need of a Christmas gift.

"Christmas Hope for the Holidays" is a community collaborative outreach offering hope to families in need in Rockdale County through the distribution of free toys and gifts. The goal is to provide assistance to 500-600 families who are facing difficult challenges during these days of financial crisis.

Through the distribution of toys and other gifts, our ultimate goal is to inspire hope in the hearts of those who are hurting.

The toys and gifts will be collected and distributed at the Rockdale County facility at 1400 Parker Road in Conyers. Distribution will run from Dec. 19 to Dec. 21.

The event is particularly looking for donations of the following items:

Financial donations
New toys
New clothes
Gift cards for older teens

Community partners include: The Community Resource Network Rockdale Emergency Relief Rockdale DFCS Rockdale Foster Parent Association Rockdale United Way Rockdale Coalition for Children & Families Rockdale County Public Schools Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale Conyers United Methodist Church St. Pious Catholic Church Conyers First Baptist Church The Father's House Life Church Lakeview Community Action Committee 4 Sarah Boyz to Men of Honor Victory Christian School Discover Point Church The Beech Foundation United Rockdale Summit

To sign up to be a recipient of toys and gifts, go to the Rockdale DFCS at 975 Taylor Street.

For more information, call 770-761-9244 (office), 770-652-9579 (cell), email at