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Free holiday assistance in Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden County.

Free Christmas toys, holiday meals, and other Christmas assistance programs are available in the Tallahassee Florida region. Get holiday assistance (including at Thanksgiving) in the counties of Leon, Gadsden, as well as Wakulla. Learn how to apply for Adopt a Family, Toys for Tots for kids, Angel Tree and other programs. Low income families, single moms and dads, as well as senior citizens are among those who can get help at Christmas.

A number of different organizations offer support in the greater Tallahassee region. They give out free toys for kids and infants, meals, games, books, clothes, and other help at Christmas. The agencies range from charities to churches to the United States Marine Corps and their Toys for Tots service. The type and amount of assistance given out will vary by agency. But income qualified parents may be given some or all of the following:

  • Toys, including dolls, games, trucks, small gifts, Legos, sporting goods, matchbox cars, and more.
  • Stocking stuffers for their Christmas stockings.
  • Christmas and Thanksgiving meals or free food boxes.
  • Companionship, including visits to seniors or the homebound in their home and a hospital.
  • Other free programs also operate at Christmas, and free household stuff can be given too.

Anyone in need of help during the Christmas or Thanksgiving season can apply at a church or charity in the Tallahassee Florida area below. The goal is to spread holiday joy.

Trinity United Methodist Church
Address: 120 W Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32301. Phone number: (850) 222-1120
The charity services a free Community Christmas Dinner. The homeless, low-income people in Tallahassee FL region, anyone looking for food, and others can drop in for a hot meal served by volunteers or even basic needs (clothes, hygiene supplies, etc.).

Catholic Charities, NWFLT, Christmas Connection Program
1380 Blountstown Hwy, Tallahassee, FL 32304. Call 850.222.2180
Churches across Leon and Wakulla hold this at different sites in Tallahassee Florida and Leon County area each year. Kids are given Christmas toys, seniors a meal, and other holiday help is offered too. There are also free Christmas toys, clothes, candy and other items for kids of all ages. More on Tallahassee Catholic Charities assistance programs .




Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church
Main location is 615 Tuskegee St, Tallahassee, Florida 32303. For information dial (850) 575-2739
The program is known as Christmas Community Wide Give-Away. There are free toys, household supplies, and more.

Jacob Chapel Christmas Shoppe
Address is 2333 Lake Bradford Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32310. Call (850) 574-3150
Mostly clothes are given for kids of all ages. This includes at Christmas. There may be small stocking stuffers or other gifts too.

Salvation Army
Main address is 2410 Allen Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32312. Phone - (850) 222-0304
The primary program is Angel Tree, and there is everything from free toys to games, Christmas presents, and much more. There are gifts for kids under the age of 12 and the elderly over the age of 65. It assists Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla County. Proof of ID, income, and more is needed.

Free Toys for Tots in Leon, Wakulla  & Gadsden County
Kids from age 0 to 14 from low-income families, the unemployed, working poor and others can get help. Based on donations, there are free, unwrapped Christmas gifts, presents, clothes, and more. Everything from Barbie dolls to hot wheel cars, arts and crafts, tablets, learning or video games, clothing and more is offered. Apply here.

Project Annie
625 W 4th Ave, Tallahassee, Florida 32303. Dial (850) 222-6133
A free food pantry may have groceries, turkeys, and other items for Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Hot meals are served too, and a good bag or gift card is offered.





Operation Wakulla, Inc.
3051 Crawfordville Hwy Crawfordville, FL 32327. Wakulla county only can dial (850) 508-8462.
A free Christmas program for Wakulla County residents only. Operation Santa accepts Toys for Tots applications and has an Adopt a Family programs. A toys and Xmas present giveaways takes place.

Havana Kiwanis Club
Location is 121 E 7th Ave, Havana, FL 32333. Main number is (850) 539-2800
The non-profit is involved in Christmas Food Distribution. The charity gives free bags of Christmas food for struggling low income families in Havana.

Be A Santa To A Senior - Home Instead
2477 Tim Gamble Pl Ste 101, Tallahassee, FL 32308. Main phone number is (850) 297-1897
Seniors are assisted. They request supplies/gifts by putting the request on Christmas trees in designated areas. Wrapped gifts are offered as a result.

St Vincent Depaul Thrift Store
Location is 4409 W Pensacola St, Tallahassee, FL 32304. Phone - (850) 576-6099
A bargian, discounted thrift store is on site. There is also a free food pantry and soup kitchen for holiday meals (Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas). Get low cost (or in some cases free) birthday or Christmas toys, electronics and more. Continue with Saint Vincent de Paul programs in Leon County.


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