Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Dunwoody Police Department Christmas for Kids program has kicked off and will be accepting gifts at the Light Up Dunwoody Event on Sunday.

The Dunwoody Police Department Christmas for Kids (CFK) program began in 2009 with the goal of bringing our community together to collect new and unwrapped gifts for Dunwoody’s under-privileged children between the ages of newborn to 15 years old.

Once gifts are collected, the Dunwoody Police Department invites members of the community to join our CFK team for a "Wrap-Up Event" in early December to personalize a bag of individually wrapped gifts for each of the 60 or so children who are honored at a private Christmas party later in the month. Santa himself (along with his Elves and perhaps a Toy Soldier or two!) appears at the private event to spend quality one-on-one time with our honored guests and to distribute the gifts personally.

CFK is unique in that the Christmas party is an intimate affair for the pre-registered children and their parents only. Keeping the party private allows our CFK team to focus only on what’s important – the children and the joys of giving.

Christmas for Kids is a community effort and is only made possible by the generosity of our citizens, businesses, and other local organizations.

Important Dates in 2014:


  • Registrations must be in person at I Care Atlanta located at: 5879-B New Peachtree Rd, Doraville, GA 30340 between the hours of 11am-2pm, Monday-Thursday
  • For questions regarding eligibility contact: Stephanie Stevens at I Care Atlanta, 678/615-3341
  • NOTE: Family registrations for the private Christmas Party will CLOSE once we reach our 60 qualified children maximum; however, we will continue to accept applications for qualified families through Dec. 2, 2014 for gift assistance (only) subject to gift availability
  • Gift collections (toy drive) at participating CFK Gift Drop sites (see list below)
  • Collections will continue at Dunwoody Police HQ through December 23, 2014
NOV 23, 2014, 3:00PM - 6:00PM: LIGHT UP DUNWOODY
  • Look for the CFK program at the Dunwoody Police tent in front of the Dunwoody Farm House where we'll be collecting new, unwrapped toys and gifts for kids aged 0-15 years
DEC 6, 2014, 2:00PM - 4:00PM: CFK "WRAP-UP" EVENT

  • Bring the whole family to help "Wrap-Up" toys and gifts for those in need
  • Enjoy free refreshments and share some community Christmas cheer
  • Location: Dunwoody Municipal Court, 41 Perimeter Center East, Ste: 103, Dunwoody, GA 30346
  • Dunwoody Police headquarters will continue to collect CFK toys and gifts for families in need through December 23, 2014
  • Stop by 24/7 to drop your new, unwrapped toy or gift for kids aged 0-15 years in our front lobby gift drop box

2014 Participating CFK Gift Drop SitesCFK Gift Box

  • Another Broken Egg Cafe
  • Crossroads Church of Dunwoody
  • Dentistry With A Difference
  • Dunwoody Elementary School
  • Dunwoody Nature Center
  • Dunwoody Police Department (OPEN 24/7)
  • Fidelity Bank (Dunwoody Village)
  • Kingsley Elementary School
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Nancy's Hallmark
  • North Atlanta Memorial Park
  • Peachtree Middle School
  • Picayune Toys
  • Vanderlyn Elementary School
If you are a Dunwoody business interested in becoming a CFK Gift Drop Site, please contact Sgt. Espinoza at 678/382-6913 and leave a message.

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