Holiday food and gift donation programs

October 23, 2019  //  United Way

The following local sites are offering food and gift donation programs:

Many places require pre-registration as well as proof of income eligibility. Please call the specific agency for more information.

Casa for lancaster county

1141 H St, Suite C
402-474-5161

  • Giving Tree

Giving Tree
Located at Nebraska Bank of Commerce
6000 Village Dr., Suite 100 and 250 N. 14th St

cedars home for children

6601 Pioneers Blvd
402-434-KIDS (5437)

  • Giving Tree
  • Adopt a Family

Donations Needed

  • Holiday Gift Drive collection dates – Now until Dec. 13

center for people in need

3901 N 27th St
402-476-4357

Nov. 23 – 25

  • Thanksgiving Food Distribution – families and individuals must register before the distribution

Dec. 14 – 16

  • Toyland for Kids – families must register before the event

Donations Needed

  • Age-appropriate gifts for children 18 and under

city impact

1035 N 33rd St
402-477-8080

Dec. 13 -14

  • Gifts of Love – families and individuals must register between Nov. 14 – 16

Donations Needed

  • Unwrapped gifts for all ages

Community action partnership of lancaster and saunders counties

210 O St
402-471-4515

  • Holiday toy giveaway

Donations Needed

  • Unwrapped toys

fresh start

6433 Havelock Ave
402-475-7777

Adopt-a-Resident-Anytime

  • Gifts must be under $25, such as movie passes, gift cards to the Children’s Museum, manicure/pedicure gift cards, New household items when the women exit Fresh Start into permanent housing such as; towel sets, house slippers, hair dryers/straighteners, pots and pans, or drinking glasses

Friendship home

Address is provided when donation drop-off is scheduled
402-437-9367

  • Thanksgiving meal baskets
  • Holiday gifts

Donations Needed

  • Unwrapped gifts for all ages

good neighbor community center

2617 Y St
402-477-4173

November

  • Thanksgiving food baskets

December

  • Grandparent’s Christmas Room
  • For grandchildren 10 old years or younger

Donations Needed
Turkeys for Thanksgiving
Unwrapped toys, hats, gloves, stocking stuffers for Christmas

kfor

3800 Cornushker Hwy
402-325-7735

  • Operation Santa Claus

Matt talbot kitchen and outreach

2121 N 27th St
402-477-4116

  • Hot meals from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 7 days a week
  • Thanksgiving Evening Meal – November 28, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Meal, December 24 & 25 – 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

People’s city mission

110 Q St
402-475-1303

November

  • Thanksgiving food baskets
  • Thanksgiving meal (must reserve as spots do fill up quickly)

December

  • Christmas food baskets
  • Santa’s Workshop
    • A Christmas store for guests at People’s City Mission to shop for their kids & relatives

The Salvation Army

2625 Potter St
402-474-6263

  • Thanksgiving food distribution (November 26)
    • Registration (November 1 – 20) is required. Must bring ID, social security card for all members of the household, proof of residence and proof of income
  • Holiday food (December 18-20) and toy (December 19-20) distribution
    • Applications for registration will be accepted from 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. from December 2 – 17. Registration is required. Must bring ID, social security card for all members in the household, proof of residence and proof of income
  • Donations are needed for the Angel Tree program, which provides free toys, gifts, clothing, and more at Christmas