Holiday Projects

Below is a list of volunteer projects and collection drives specifically related to the Winter Holidays. Please contact the agency listed to confirm your participation in the project. Corporate partners please contact the United Way office for project confirmation.

 

Angel Tree
Opportunity to purchase gifts for a deserving young person for the holidays. Information at West Chester branch or Airport Rd. locations.
YMCA of the Brandywine Valley
610-696-9622
www.ymcabv.org

Holiday Meal Service
Throughout the holiday season
Agency needs help providing meals to program participants. Donations and servers welcome.
Bridge Academy and Community Center
610-466-9505
www.thebridgeacademy.org


Gift Card Donation
Throughout the holiday season
Help bless their children with extra love and great memories
Bridge Academy and Community Center
610-466-9505
www.thebridgeacademy.org
 

Christmas Dinner Donations and Servers
Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25
Help bless their children with extra love and great memories
Youth With a Mission
484-889-3025
www.ywamcoatesville.com

Santa’s Elves
Fall through 12/8/11
Gifts needed by December 8, 2011
Adopt client wish list & fulfill with Christmas/holiday presents.
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
610-431-3546
www.dvccc.com

Deck the Halls
First week in December
Help us decorate for holidays
The Hickman
484-760-6306
www.thehickman.org

Holiday Gift Drive
November 25, 2011 - December 16, 2011
Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County
610-524-5850
www.ccdisability.org

Adopt-A-Family
November 25, 2011 - December 23, 2011
Holiday gift drive for clients 12/1-12/16 and assistance with distribution 12/17-23. Agency provides wishlist for disabled client family.
Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County
610-524-5850
www.ccdisability.org

Care Packages for Parents
Create a pack with a travel container of baby wipes, a bib, 2 diapers sized 3-5, and an infant toy.
Catholic Social Services
610-869-6500
www.chs-adphila.org

Handy Work Craft Supply Drive
Collect/assemble sewing kits - craft scissors, tape measure, pin cushions with straight pins, cards of sewing and embroidery needles, spools of white and black thread, 1 or more yards pieces of cotton or nylon fabric, fabric marking chalk, crochet hooks ( #4 or 41/2)
Catholic Social Services
610-869-6500
www.chs-adphila.org

Personal Care Item Drive
Create personal care kits with a washcloth, travel container of liquid soap, 1-2 disposable razors, toothpaste, tooth brush, a small black comb, a pocket of packaged of tissues, antiperspirant, nail clipper.
Catholic Social Services
610-869-6500
www.chs-adphila.org

Holiday Meal Food Collection
11/21-Christmas
Volunteers needed to collect food for client holiday baskets
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
610-431-3546
www.dvccc.com


Holiday Food Drive
Chester County Food Bank
610-873-6000
www.chestercountyfoodbank.org

Baby Gift Basket Drive
Collect layette items and wrap in a festive basket.
Maternal & Child Health Consortium
610-644-5370
www.ccmchc.org

Diaper Derby!
Collection of diapers size newborn to 6
Maternal & Child Health Consortium
610-644-5370
www.ccmchc.org

Infant Care Packages
Collect and bundle items for infant care
Maternal & Child Health Consortium
610-644-5370
www.ccmchc.org

Book Collection
New book collection for children age 6 months to 5 years of age
Maternal & Child Health Consortium
610-644-5370
www.ccmchc.org

Outerwear Drive
Coat, hat and glove collection for infants and children size 0 to 5 years old
Maternal & Child Health Consortium
610-644-5370
www.ccmchc.org

Gifts of Hope
Gift card drive - grocery store cards, K-mart cards, phone cards, etc.
Safe Harbor Shelter
610-692-6550
www.safeharborofgwc.org

Keep Safe Harbor Shining
Collect cleaning supplies, bleach, windex, toilet bowl cleaner, magic erasers, cleaning rags, clorox wipes and other supplies to help make our shelter shine.
Safe Harbor Shelter
610-692-6550
www.safeharborofgwc.org

Help the Homeless Feel the Softness
Collect toilet paper, napkins, paper towels and tissues.
Safe Harbor Shelter
610-692-6550
www.safeharborofgwc.org

Christmas in Safe Harbor
11/15-12/24/11
Gift card drive - grocery store cards, K-mart cards, phone cards, etc.
Safe Harbor Shelter
610-692-6550
www.safeharborofgwc.org

Dignity for the Homeless
Personal items drive - women's and men's under garments- boxers and T-shirts sizes Med. to 3XL, pants - all sizes, sport bras - all sizes, toiletry items, deodorant, soap, shaving items, toothpaste, tooth brushes, etc.
Safe Harbor Shelter
610-692-6550
www.safeharborofgwc.org

 

Adopt-A-Child or Family
Deadline 11/15. Please inquire about late donations.
Wrapped and tagged gift collection for children and families.
Lord's Pantry
610-873-1149
www.lordspantryofdowningtown.org

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