List of Christmas Charities for Children
Toys for Tots Program
U.S Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program makes Christmas a little brighter for needy children in your community.
- My Two Front Teeth
My Two Front Teeth offers a personalized online gift-giving experience to aid underprivileged children. These children are selected through community organizations and allowed to individually pick their one holiday wish. The child's wish profile is entered into the online database where donors then choose an online sponsorship.
- The Salvation Army's Angel Tree
The Angel Tree program is a charity that provides new clothes, toys, and other gifts for needy children for Christmas.
- Family Giving Tree
Dedicated to fulfilling holiday gift wishes of children who would otherwise go without.
- Los Angeles Fire Department Toys for Needy Children Program
Focusing primarily on those in acute need who would otherwise go without any gift at all during the holiday season.
- Christmas Spirit Foundation
The Christmas SPIRIT Foundation is committed to help needy children and families in the United States during the holiday season.
- Santa VP
Christmas charity based in Chicago which provides food and gifts to the poor.
- Santa's Children
Dedicated to supporting children and families with special attention to children with serious and terminal illnesses.
- Angel Tree
Angel Tree delivers Christmas gifts to the children of parents in prison.
Local church volunteers will purchase and deliver these gifts and the Gospel to children
- Samaritans Purse: Operation Christmas Child
This is a unique project of Samaritan's Purse that enables caring people to share God's love with hurting girls and boys in the far corners of the globe.
- Make a Wish Foundation
Make this holiday season special by helping a child's dream come true. Make a Wish's unique holiday donation options will help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
- Local Food Banks
Local food banks donate food baskets to families so that they can have Christmas dinner.
Google search: food bank + postal code
- Local Schools
Many local schools try to provide food or gifts for needy students and their families. Contact the school system and ask for help.
Google search: Schools + postal code
- Local Children's Services Agency
Contact your local Children's Services Agency and ask if you can donate money or gifts for children that do not have family to spend their holiday with this year.
Google search: Children's Services Agency + postal code
- Bill's Bike's Memorial Toy Run - Held at the South Florida Fairgrounds on Suday, December 14th
- Nevada County Food & Toy Run - Held on December 13th in Nevada City, California
- Oakland HOG Toy Run - Held in Oakland, California on December 6th
- Olympia Toy Run - Toy Run held in Olympia, Washington on December 6th
- Oregon State Employee Toy Drive - Held in the Salem, Oregon area
- Rogue Valley Toy Run - Toy run held on December 6th in Medford, Oregon
- Sturgis Toy Run - Toy run held in Sturgis, Michigan
- Toy Shower - Chicago toy drive organized by Catholic Charities