Ways to Give Back During the Holiday Season

During the holiday season, we are reminded the importance of giving back and spreading kindness to others. This year has proved that community support is more important than ever. During these unprecedented times, it is important to help each other when we can. Below are some resources to utilize if you feel inclined to give and support those in need this holiday season.

If you or someone you know is in immediate need of food items, please visit our Food & Shelter Resources page  for more information and resources. You can also dial 2-1-1 to be connected with an operator from United Way that will connect you to local food banks or pantries in your area.

Food Drives

If you are interested in donating food items, use the below resources to find local food banks near you. Consider calling your local food bank before donating to see which items they are in need of most.

  1. Feeding America – Find Your Local Food Bank 
  2. FoodPantries.org – Find Food Pantries

Toy Drives

If you are interested in donating toys for children during the holiday season, please visit the resource below.

  1. Top 6 Charities That Help Children during Christmas Time