(Are you looking for places to donate toys to? If you have toys to donate, all the organizations listed here would be happy to accept donations of new, unwrapped toys to distribute to local children.)
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The Salvation Army has five Toy Shop location in the Twin Cities: Minneapolis, Roseville, Burnsville, Stillwater, and Anoka. Register for toys at the Salvation Army's website by December 5, or call 651-746-3595. Families can then collect toys at one of the Salvation Army Toy Shop locations at dates in mid-December.
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Toys for Tots collect toys and distribute them through several service agencies throughout the Twin Cities - there are many throughout Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the Twin Cities metro area.
To receive toys, register with your nearest agency. Here's the latest list, from the Toys for Tots website.
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Neighbors, Inc, is a South St. Paul community organization helping low income families who live in Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, South St Paul, Sunfish Lake or West St Paul.
Families who need help can call 651-455-1508 or register at the Neighbors, Inc. office for assistance with Christmas toys, winter clothing, and Christmas food. Register as soon as possible, by December 12.
04 of 04Free Bikes for Kids, FB4K collects children's bicycles, fixes them up if necessary, and gives them to Twin Cities children in early December. Helmets are also available. Bikes are given away through non-profit agencies around the Twin Cities, so check with non-profit agencies near you to request a bike from FB4K.