Visit Santa room at Legal Prep

Elementary-age youth from South Austin and Garfield Park are invited to stop by the Santa room at Legal Prep Charter Academy, 4319 W. Washington Blvd. from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 9 and Dec. 10.

Register for toy giveaway

Wednesday, Dec. 8th is the deadline to register for the 37th Ward annual toy giveaway. The event is hosted by Ald. Emma Mitts and Global Outreach MInistries. Call (773) 379-0960.

Donate toys this weekend in Austin

Mothers Ona Mission28, an Austin group that provides support to survivors of violent crime, will be collecting toys for families that have been affected by violence or COVID-19. Bring unwrapped toys and gifts from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dec. 19th to the Michele Lark High School parking lot at 5101 W. Harrison Ave. The toys and gifts can be dropped off from the safety of your car.

Help the homeless

A Safe Haven, state Rep. La Shawn Ford and Veteran One Stop Shop is holding a Facebook and Instagram live fundraiser April 15 from 7 to 10 p.m.