Holiday food and gift donation programs

October 17, 2017  //  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.

Catholic Social Services

2241 O St
402-474-1600
Services:
•         Food baskets for families/individuals
•         St. Nicholas Toy Shoppe – parents may shop for one toy per child
•         Operation Santa Claus toy drive
•         Adopt-A-Family – done by parishioners; either food or a gift not to exceed $25/person
•         Emergency Food Box program

Center for People in Need

3901 N 27th St
402-476-4357
Services:
•         Giving Thanksgiving (November 18-20) – registration is November 11-16 for low-income families
•         Toyland for Kids (December 9-11)
•         Neighborhood food distribution – Tuesday and Friday afternoons

City Impact

400 N 27th St
402-477-8080
Services:
•         Gifts of Love Community Christmas Store (December 10-16) – registration is November 1-3

Good Neighbor Community Center

2617 Y St
402-477-4173
Services:
•         Thanksgiving food baskets
•         Grandparent Christmas room (during the first 2 weeks of December) – 1 gift per low-income grandparent

KFOR Operation Santa Claus

3800 Cornhusker Hwy
402-466-1234
Services:
•         Operation Santa Claus

Lincoln Medical Education Partnership

4600 Valley Road
402-483-2822
Services:
•         Stepping Stones for Families – meal distribution the week before Christmas; all past and current clients of Stepping Stones for Families are eligible and must register by December 8, food donations accepted November 20-December 13

Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach

2121 N 27th
402-477-4116
Services:
•         Hot meals

Indian Center

1100 Military Road
402-438-5231
Services:
•         Holiday food baskets
•         Emergency food pantry

People’s City Mission

2615 O St
402-475-6888
Services:
•         Food distribution

Salvation Army

2625 Potter Street
402-474-6263
Services:
•         Thanksgiving food distribution (November 20-21) – registration is October 16-20; must bring ID, social security card for all members of the household, proof of residence and proof of income
•         Holiday food and gift distribution (December 20-21) – registration is October 30-November 8; must bring ID, social security card for all members of the household, proof of residence and proof of income

The Gathering Place

1448 E St
402-476-7398
Services:
•         Free evening meals

TeamMates mentoring of Lincoln

5905 O Street
402-436-1990
Services:
•         Toys for Tots drop-off location

Toys for Tots

For website information, click here.
To register for participation, you must do so by November 30, 2017.

There are a variety of FoodNet sites around Lincoln. Please call 402-416-6197 for information.