How Adopt-A-Family Makes a Difference

  • Lifts the spirits of local families at holiday time.
  • Provides donors with actual wish lists from children so that each child receives gifts that are unique and special to them.
  • Gives the opportunity for families to have a wonderful holiday dinner, using grocery gift cards.
  • Enhances each donor’s holiday experience by giving to a family in their own community. 

2019 Facts

  • 2,821 children and youth received personalized gifts based on their needs and wishes, thanks to over 1,000 donor groups.
  • 1,287 family and independent youth referrals were sent to the program by 168 social workers.
  • 51% of the family referrals come from single-parent homes.