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Holiday Assistance


Below is a list of resources and organizations offering holiday assistance for families in Douglas County.

Ballard Center

Holiday Bureau "Adopt A Family": "The Ballard Center is proud to be one of the local nonprofits that helps match families in need to donors for holiday gifts, and we are grateful for our community’s support of our collaborative Adopt-A-Family program."

  • Family intakes: October 26th – November 11th: We are asking families to sign up online and doing intake virtually or by appointment only for families without access to the internet.
  • Deadline for Gift Delivery: December 19th:  For efficiency with the exception of Ballard’s students, we will be connecting donors directly to the families to coordinate the drop off gifts. 
  • Kyle is the contact for families 785-842-0729


Salvation Army

Angel Tree Christmas Toys:

  • Applications M/W/F 1-4 pm through October and by appointment in November
  • The deadline for gifts is December 16th and distribution is December 21st-23rd at our new location.
  • Families can call the main number 785-843-4188 for more information.

Annual Share the Warmth - Coat Drive and Distribution:

  • Drive is from October 19th- Nov. 19th – Donations are taken at any Scotch cleaners.
  • Distribution will be on December 3rd from 10:00 am-2:00 pm at our new location. After this event, any coats left will be given away by appointment.

Holiday Meal:

  • December 14th from 1:00-2:00
  • Location to be announced
Salvation Army Share The Warmth Coat Drive flyer

Just Food

Sign-up for Thanksgiving Distribution now until October 31st!
Due to ongoing inflation and supply chain issues, we are changing our model for distribution. To learn more and to get signed up, CLICK HERE

Just Food Thanksgiving Distribution

Catholic Charities

Sign-up for thanksgiving food boxes is through the rest of October. Clients can call Catholic Charities to sign up and the distribution will be at Velocity Church in November.

Phone: 785.856.2694

Toys for Tots

Call for more information: 620-727-7860


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