Several organizations host toy giveaways, Santa’s breakfasts, and holiday food distribution events – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA, GA – Several organizations in the Metro Atlanta area are giving kids some much-needed joy this holiday season with toy gifts, a food distribution, and breakfasts with Santa on Saturday.

The MARTA Employee Charity Club organized a drive-thru gift card offer for children ages 2-10 at MARTA headquarters at 9 a.m. Families had to register in advance to participate in the 30-year-old tradition.

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The South Fulton Police Department is hosting a Christmas breakfast and toy gift for 125 kids at Welcome All Park. The event runs 9-12 and features live music, food, games, a magician, and appearances from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. The event is free for all who register for tickets.

The Home Depot hosted a surprise breakfast with a Santa Claus event at the Westside Future Fund headquarters on Saturday morning. The families invited have been selected to attend.

Pastor Troy is hosting a 4:30 to 7 p.m. toy drive at Fairburn Town Hall. The rapper distributes over 1,000 toys to children across the Atlanta metro area. The event also accepts donations and new toys.

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Hosea Helps holds their annual Christmas food distribution and toy gift a week early. The event is typically held on Christmas Day, but this year will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Marshaling Lot at the Georgia World Congress Center.

“This historic pivot enables parents facing financial challenges to deliver a merry and dignified Christmas filled with warm, healthy food and toys to their children on Christmas Day!” said the organizers.

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DeKalb County holds its annual holiday food distribution on Saturdays starting at 9 a.m. at the following locations:

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church – 6400 Woodrow Rd., Stonecrest, GA 30038

• Shy Temple CME Church, 2030 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA 30035

• Big Miller Grove Baptist Missionary Church, 3800 Big Miller Grove Way, Stonecrest, GA 30038

• Berean Christian Church, 2201 Young Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30088

• Rehoboth Baptist Church, 2997 Lawrenceville Hwy., Tucker, GA 30084

• Covenant Church, 1700 Corey Blvd., Decatur, GA 30032

• Saint Phillip AME, 240 Candler Rd. SE, Atlanta, GA 30317

Excel Church also distributes hundreds of boxes of groceries from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 1151 Flat Shoals Road in Conyers. The boxes contain fresh meat, fresh fruits and vegetables, and household products.


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