It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (Already)!

With hopes of making Christmas brighter for the many people we serve, several of our agencies have begun rolling out their Christmas Giving programs. If you, your family, friends, school, church or other organization want to spread holiday cheer to people in need, perhaps one of these opportunities is a good fit!

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

St. Patrick Center needs donation box volunteers at the Trevisano Teddy Bear Christmas Land in Crestwood. Shifts are available Thursdays – Sundays, 6:30-8:30pm, Thanksgiving through Christmas.

St. Patrick Center’s Christmas Wishes Family Sponsorship Program provides gifts for 300+ client families. Volunteers are needed for drop-off assistance Dec. 13 and gift distribution Dec. 18 & 19. Please contact to sign up or with questions.

Christmas Giving Opportunities

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services hosts an Adopt a Senior program. Details will soon be available at or request an Amazon Wish List from Christine at 314.447.6359.

Individuals or groups are invited “adopt” immigrant families through St. Francis Community Services. To participate or learn more, visit or contact Meredith at

Be a Marygrove Christmas Champion and make children’s wishes come true. To participate or learn more, visit or contact Genevieve at 314.584.6129,

Good Shepherd Children & Family Services host a Christmas Collect-to-Connect Giving Tree program. To participate or learn more, visit or call 314-854-5716.

While the below agencies do not host Christmas-specific giving programs, in-kind gifts or financial support are always appreciated!

Queen of Peace Center: or Jeff at

Saint Martha’s or Lauren at

Saint Louis or Beth at