MUST serves about 27,000 children a year, a heartbreaking reality in these desperate economic times. At MUST, our team of volunteers and staff members go beyond the basics to offer extra services to the children we serve each year. Summer Lunches, Toy Shops, school food pantries and other services reach the most vulnerable casualties of poverty.

Toy Shop

Christmas morning is exciting for the 4,000+ children whose struggling parents come to shop at one of the three MUST Toy Shops. Children in Cherokee and Cobb counties receive toys, fleece blankets, hats, scarves, gloves, school supplies, underwear, socks and a family game.

Thanks to thousands of donations, the Toy Shops are well stocked for each parent to make special selections for their children.
Volunteers and staff who work in the shop during the month of December claim every family has a gripping story of need and a heart of gratitude toward the miraculous help received.

One day of late registration will be held Monday, Nov. 27, 5-8 p.m. in the MUST Community Room.

Click here for registration information

Ways to Help

Download our Christmas brochure


Learn about volunteer Opportunities
Sign up to volunteer

Volunteer manual
Waiver for adult volunteers

Waiver for minors 



“MUST has helped me in a lot of ways, including food and clothes. You particularly helped when I thought there was nothing else that I could do for my child at Christmas. Thank you for the Toy Shop,” says client, Shannon.