News 4 Tucson is proud to announce our Sixth Annual Kristi's Kids Season 4 Hope Drive.

Beginning October 15th and running through December 22nd, KVOA News 4 Tucson and our generous sponsors will be collecting new and gently-used clothes, and new toys and food for those in need in our community.  We will also be hosting a series of live drive events with Kristi Tedesco.  

The Community Food Bank, Gospel Rescue Mission, and Toys for Tots will receive all donations collected during this drive.

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The KVOA Season 4 Hope campaign is coming to a close on Monday December 22. If you or your organization are taking food, clothing or toy donations for the Season 4 Hope campaign, the following deadline information is for you:

Clothing donations:
The Gospel Rescue Mission will be closing out their campaign on Monday December 22. They ask that you call their distribution center to make an appointment to have your donations picked up Monday through Friday. The number for the distribution center is (520) 740-1501 ext.7020

Food donations:
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is now taking calls to set up appointments for donation pick-ups. To make an appointment, call (520) 449-8340. They'll begin the donation pick-ups the week of Monday December 22 through the following week. They ask that you keep taking donations till they can come by to pick them up.

Toy donations:
-Toys For Tots will be taking donations up until Friday 12/19. If individuals/organizations still would like to donate beyond Friday 12/19 they can drop donations off at any Tucson or Rural Metro Fire station up until Sunday 12/21.
-To schedule a Toys For Tots donation pickup call Joe Valles (520) 904-0329 or reach him by email

Tucson Fire Department / Rural Metro Fire Department
Both Tucson Fire and Rural Metro Fire departments will take donations at all their fire departments up until Sunday 12/21. Then, on Monday 12/22 and Tuesday 12/23 both fire departments will take donations at only the following locations:

-Tucson Fire Dept. Fire Central, 300 S. Fire central Pl. 85701 (next to the TCC) on Mon 12/22 & Tues 12/23
-Rural Metro Fire Dept. station 74 at 4820 E. Sunrise Drive(near Swan) on Mon 12/22 & Tues 12/23

KVOA (for those giving and taking in donations)
KVOA will be accepting donations up till Monday 12/22. All donations can be dropped off at our last Season 4 Hope live drive during the 4pm, 5pm and 6pm newscasts at 209 W. Elm (off Stone Ave just north of Drachman)

KVOA and Season 4 Hope thank each and every one of you out there who helped with the donation efforts. It's because of you and all who donated, many less fortunate children and families will have a merrier Christmas this year. Thank you.

News 4 Tucson is happy to announce the generous participation of the following partners:

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Non-perishable food for the Community Food Bank of Southern AZ.

New, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots.

Clothing and gently-used toys for children at the Gospel Rescue Mission.

News 4 would also like to thank the following fire stations for their participation:

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Future Live Drive Locations:

NOVEMBER 3... Rural Metro Fire, Station 72 (2741 N. Houghton Rd. north of Tanque Verde)

NOVEMBER 10... Tucson Fire, Station 9 (6275 E. Eastland, near 22nd and Wilmot)

NOVEMBER 17... Rural Metro Fire, Station 74 (4820 E. Sunrise Drive, near Swan)

NOVEMBER 24... KVOA Studio (209 W. Elm, near Stone and Drachman)

DECEMBER 1... Tucson Fire, Station 7 (4902 E. Pima Street, near Swan)

DECEMBER 4... Quarry Pines Golf Club (8480 N. Continental Links Dr)

DECEMBER 8... Rural Metro Fire, Station 80 (1833 W. Skyline, near Orange Grove)

DECEMBER 15... Walgreens (3180 N Campbell Ave, Ft. Lowell and Campbell)

DECEMBER 22... KVOA Studio (209 W. Elm, near Stone & Drachman)


Drop Off Locations:

You may drop off requested items at any of the following locations:

Pyramid Federal Credit Union:
5801 E. Broadway Blvd.

7740 E. Speedway Blvd.

4491 N Oracle Road

8235 S. Houghton Road

Circus Furniture:

3700 E. Fort Lowell Road

9550 E. Golf Links Road

11085 N. Oracle Road

Gospel Rescue Mission:

Men's Center - 312 W. 28th St.

Community Ministries - 338 W. 28th St.

Women's Center - 707 W. Miracle Mile 

Jim Click Automotive:

Jim Click Chrysler Jeep 701 W. Automall Dr.
Jim Click Dodge 850 W. Automall Dr.
Holmes Tuttle Ford 660 W. Automall Dr.
Jim Click Ford Hyundai Green Valley 1030 Duval Rd. Green Valley, AZ 
Jim Click Mazda Hyundai Auto Mall 700 W. Automall Dr.
Jim Click Hyundai East 6420 E. 22nd St.
Jim Click Kia 775 W. Wetmore Rd.
Jim Click Mazda East 1301 S. Wilmot 
Jim Click Nissan 800 W. Automall Dr.


Click here for Walgreens locations!

Northwest NeuroSpecialists:

5860 N. La Cholla Blvd., Suite 100

Tucson Pain Institute:

6252 E. Grant Rd., Suite 150

KVOA News 4 Tucson Studios

209 W. Elm St. Tucson, AZ 85705

Tucson Fire Department:
Click here for a map of all stations

Rural-Metro Fire Department:

Catalina Foothills locations listed here

Sahuarita locations listed here

Corona De Tucson:

Station #1.
99 E. Tallahassee Dr.
Corona de Tucson, AZ 

Station #2
17411 S. Rustling Leaf Trail
Corona de Tucson, AZ 

Mountain Vista Fire District:

Station 610 - 1175 W. Magee Rd.

Station 620 - 9310 N. Shannon Rd.

Community Food Bank:

3003 S. Country Club Rd.

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