CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SACRAMENTO
Adopt-a-Family for Christmas
Many families in our communities struggle financially, especially at Christmastime. The Adopt-A-Family for Christmas Program of Catholic Charities provides an opportunity for caring individuals, families, churches, neighborhood groups, schools, organizations, and businesses to "adopt" a local family in need for Christmas. Generous donors provide gifts of toys, clothing, and a grocery gift card to a family who would receive very little or nothing at all.
Together, we can share the love of Christ at Christmas with those in need.
Who can participate in the Adopt-a-Family program?
Anyone willing to help out a family in need. In the past, individuals, families, churches, neighborhood groups, schools, organizations, and businesses have all participated in the adopt a family for Christmas.
DID YOU KNOW?
For Christmas 2011, Adopt-a-Family programs provided gifts to over 1,400 families in Sacramento, Butte, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity counties, bringing the spirit of sharing and generosity into the lives of donors, recipients, and communities alike.
When I adopt a family, what is expected of me/my organization?
Donors provide gifts of toys, clothing, and grocery gift card for families who would otherwise receive very little or nothing at all, such as:
- Individually wrapped gifts (toys or clothing) for each child, with each gift marked with the name of the recipient
- A grocery store gift card OR non-perishable food items
How do I participate?
If you would like to adopt a family in the Sacramento area, please complete and submit a donor registration form.
- Fill out and submit a donor form online:
- If you would like to adopt a family in Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Butte or Trinity Counties, please visit the Northern Valley Catholic Social Service web site for more information.
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