Texas State Guard

"Young Heroes of the Guard"

Our mission: The Texas State Guard (TXSG) - "Young Heroes of the Guard" mission is to collect and distribute new toys to every pediatric patient at every dedicated children's hospital in Texas during the Christmas season and leave a year's worth of toys behind.

Kinds of Toys Collected: (For safety reason, we only accept new toys)

  • Coloring Books
  • Crayons
  • Stuffed Toys
  • Dolls
  • Board Games
  • Video Games
  • Lego
  • Cars & Trucks

Support The Toy Drive & Donate

2015 Drop Off Locations

To find a drop off location, please select a major city near you.

WT - Studen Union Building
SSC Service Solutions - 2401 Russell Long Blvd

Texas Tech
First Bank SQ, Sleepy Hallow Branch - 7420 SW 45th St.
Giovanni's Pizza & Calzone - 4715 S. Western St.
Fountain of Health - 4151 SW 34th Av.
Gator Graphics - 4105 Canyon Dr.

Jay Cafe
Phone:(979) 793-7900
16634 Hwy 36 Needville, Texas 77461

1)Garden Ridge Church of Christ
102 N. Garden Ridge Blv.
Lewisville, Texas 75067
Email: office@gardenridge.org
Hours: The building is open for many uses almost everyday, however please feel free to call before coming.
Worship times:
Sunday Bible Study - 9:00 am
Sunday Worship - 10:15am
Wednesday Bible Study - 7:00pm

2)Sarah Park Allstate Agency
291 E. Round Grove, Suite 145
Lewisville, TX 75067
Hours:Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:30pm
Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.

If you did not find a place to drop off your donations, please contact  us and we will arrange for your donation to be picked up!


Toys Collected

  • 2015 - 33,000
  • 2014 - 22,376
  • 2013 - 6,644
  • 2012 - 5,778
  • 2011 - 3,557
  • 2010 - 3,558
  • 2009 - 2,444

Hospitals Needing Help

  • Driscoll Children's - Corpus Christi
  • Christus Santa Rosa Children's - San Antonio
  • Methodist Children's - San Antonio
  • Children's Memorial Hermann - Houston
  • Texas Children's Hospital - Houston
  • Shriner's - Houston
  • Shriner's - Galveston
  • Covenant Children's - Lubbock
  • Univ. Med. Center Children's - Lubbock
  • The Children Hospital - Amarillo

Total hospital beds = 1617


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The Texas State Guard (TXSG) is one of three components of the Texas Military Forces (TXMF), operating under the command of the Adjutant General of Texas and the Governor as Commander-in-Chief of all state military forces. The TXMF includes the Texas Army National Guard and the Texas Air National Guard.

The mission of the Texas State Guard (TXSG) is to provide mission-ready military forces to assist state and local authorities in times of state emergencies; to conduct homeland security and community service activities under the umbrella of Defense Support to Civil Authorities; and to augment the Texas Army National Guard and Texas Air National Guard as required.

Headquartered at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas, the TXSG functions as an organized state militia under the authority of Title 32 of the U.S. Code and Chapter 437 of the Texas Government Code

The TXSG Toy Drive is operated by the Texas State Guard Nonprofit Association. The Non Profit received notice from the IRS recognizing it as a 501 (c) (3). Contributions now are deductible under section 270 of the Code. The Non Profit is qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devisees, transfer or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code.