Donate to The Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Please Note:

We no longer accept used items.
We will be accepting NEW stuffed animals this year.
We will be accepting NEW pyjamas for all age groups.

Drop Off Locations

Donations of NEW unwrapped toys and gifts (we no longer accept used items) can be dropped off at any of our drop-off locations:

  • Woodgrove Centre (near Guest Services)*
  • Nanaimo North Town Centre (near London Drugs)*
  • Country Club Centre (near Shoppers Drug Mart)*
  • Coastal Community Credit Union (all Nanaimo locations)
  • Save-on-Foods (all Nanaimo locations)
  • Nanaimo Firehalls (I, 2, 3 & 4)
  • The Port Theatre
  • Nanaimo Museum
  • Budget Self Storage (North Nanaimo)
  • Lucid (35 Commercial St)
  • Pomme Natural Market (6560 Metral Dr)
  • Sun Valley Pools and Spas (2520 Bowen Rd)
  • Chateau Wolff Estate (2534 Maxey Rd) 
  • Dropzone Games (2520 Bowen Rd)
  • Ernie’s Blackpoint Repair (587 Townsite Rd)
  • (2595 Bowen Rd)
  • Mercedes-Benz Nanaimo (2472 Kenworth Rd)
  • Footprints Security Patrol Inc. (Unit 3A 4890 Rutherford Rd)
  • Westland Insurance (#8-1533 Estevan Rd)
  • Niik Steel Inc. (1061 Maughan Road) 


*Collections continue until Christmas at these locations

Financial Donations

EFT Companies
We now accept direct deposits from businesses wishing to make a corporate donation. You can request an EFT form via the link below or download our EFT Information

 EFT Individuals

Personal e-transfers can be sent by email to Please include your name, email or phone number in the message box of the e-transfer so that you can be contacted for information required to prepare a tax-deductible donation receipt. Alternatively, you can send a separate email to to inform us of your donation.

Cheques or Cash

Cheques or cash can be dropped off at any of our toy drop-off locations or sent by mail to the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive c/o 25 Cavan St., Nanaimo, BC V9R 2T9 – please ensure your name, address and email are provided if you wish to have a tax-deductible receipt issued. You can also email or call Sandra 250-755-6739 to arrange for pick up.

Credit Card
Credit card donations can be made via Canada Helps with the form below