Hope for Christmas provides toys & food for Christmas to over 10,000 people in NW Atlanta. Families come to a Christmas party where kids make a craft, see Santa and visit the Secret Santa Shop to select a gift for their parents. Find out how you can help by clicking on the "Hope for Christmas" tag to the left.
How Can I Help? To assist the 2,000 families expected to come for Hope for Christmas 2012 it will take approximately:
32,000 canned and boxed food items
6,000 gifts for the Secret Santa Shop
This is insurmountable for any one person or organization to provide on their own. We need everyone's help! Please review the list below and see how you, your family or your business may be able to play a part in meeting this tremendous need. If you would like to sign your business up as a collection point for toys or food, then please contact us.
Non-perishable FoodFor each family bag we need 2 cans each of green beans, corn, gravy, and yams; cranberry sauce; 2 boxes or bags of stuffing, cornbread mix, and macaroni & cheese; and brownie or cookie mix.
Secret Santa Shop Gift ItemsWe need new, unwrapped items for kids to shop for free gifts for their parents and grandparents. We need presents for both men and women. Suggested items for men include tools, fragrances, snack sets, gift cards, gloves, and wallets. Suggested items for women include fragrances, teas & coffees, bath & body supplies, decorative Items, specialty socks, stationary, and scarf & glove sets.
Toys for Birth - High School
We need new, unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages.
Some suggestions by age and sex include:
0-1 Pacifiers, blankets, soft toys
2-4 Puzzles, soft cars and trucks, learning toys
5-7 Trios Lego's, Stomp Rockets, Nerf guns, Hot Wheels, Bakugan
8-11 Lego's, Nerf balls, Vortex, games, model sets
12-15 Baseball gloves/ball/bats, soccer balls, gift cards, movies, games
16-18 Footballs, hoodies, gift cards, electronic dartboards, movies, wallets