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United for the Holidays

United Way of North Central Florida's "United for the Holidays" is a holiday toy campaign. We are working directly with our community partners in collecting  toys for their clients ages 18 and under. Toys are slated to be distributed to more than 600 local children during the holiday season. Please refrain from donating violent toys.

Toy donations are now being accepted.

Community Partner Agencies we have teamed up with include:

  • Child Advocacy Center

  • Episcopal Children's Services

  • Family Promise of Gainesville

  • Howard Bishop Middle School

  • Institute for Workfoce Innocation

  • Kanapaha Middle School

  • Metcalfe Elementary School

  • Micanopy Tutoring

  • Northwood Villas Community Center

  • Reichert House Youth Academy

  • UF Healthy Families

  • Catholic Charities F.A.I.T.H.H. Rural Outreach

  • Florida Department of Health - Alachua

If you would like to donate nonviolence-related toys, please visit one of our public collection sites:

Public Collection Sites
(updated November 20, 2018)

United Way of North Central Florida

6031 NW 1st PL
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 331-2800

High Springs Masonic Lodge #137

11 NW 5th ST.
High Springs, FL, 32643
(352) 454-1302

UF Mover Guys

23331 NW 13th ST.
Gainesville, FL, 32609
(352) 415-0886

The Village at Gainesville

8000 NW 27th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 224-9338

Environmental Consulting
& Technology, Inc.

3701 NW 98th ST.
Gainesville, FL 32701
(352) 332-0444

For more information, please contact Norinda Yancey at or (352) 333-0844.

Thank you to our Community Sponsors!