Sarah's Inn is hosting a holiday gift drive through Nov. 3. File photo

Sarah’s Inn, the domestic violence resource for Forest Park and surrounding communities, is collecting gifts for clients and their children this holiday season, but only through Dec. 3.

The nonprofit is seeking new toys or gift cards and made a few recommendations on its website, including building blocks, dolls of all skin tones, stuffed animals, scooters, skateboards, jewelry boxes and more.

Drop-off donations can be made at several different locations, including:

  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, 7773 Lake St., River Forest
  • Dominican University, Lewis Hall, 7900 Division St., River Forest
  • Forest Park Public Library, 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park
  • Maywood Police Department, 125 S. Fifth Ave., Maywood
  • Morton College Police Department, 3801 S. Central Ave., Cicero
  • River Forest Library, 717 Lathrop Ave., River Forest
  • River Forest Police Department, 400 Park Ave., River Forest
  • Riverside Police Department, 31 Riverside Road, Riverside

To make shopping easier, Sarah’s Inn has also set up online wish lists at Target and Amazon. Links to those wish lists can be found at

For more information, including how to schedule a drop-off or delivery direct to Sarah’s Inn, email miriami@sarahsinn. org.