Orange County Government Public Information Officer

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings Launches 11th Annual Toy Drive

Online gift shopping and toy drop-off benefits local families

Mayor Demings' SealWHAT: With the continued need in our area due to the economic effects of COVID-19, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings has launched the 2021 Orange County Mayor’s Toy Drive. Now in its 11th year, the Toy Drive has collected over 56,000 toys that directly benefit local youth to ensure a happy holiday season. Last year alone, the drive collected a record-breaking 11,000 toys and served over 500 families countywide.

For safety and convenience, toy donations can be made online through Monday, December 6, 2021; or toys can be dropped off in-person at 21 countywide collection sites through Monday, December 13, 2021.

WHO: Residents are encouraged to purchase a new, unwrapped toy and either drop off in-person or make an online donation. We serve children and youth – from infants to teens. Cash, gift cards and plush toys are not accepted. Please include extra items where appropriate. For example, please purchase batteries with electronic toys, or crayons with a coloring book.


ONLINE SHOPPING: This contactless donation option is available now through Monday, December 6, 2021, by simply visiting This option allows donors to purchase items for the Mayor’s Toy Drive from their phone or computer.

IN-PERSON DONATIONS: Some donors may prefer to select their toys for donation, and drop them off at a collection site. In-person donations will be accepted now through Monday, December 13, 2021. For a full list of public drop-off locations throughout Orange County, visit:

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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