Start Your Holiday Giving by Adopting A Family or Hosting a Toy Drive

NEWS // November 29, 2016

Start the Holiday by Adopting A Family or Hosting a Toy Drive

Imagine facing a choice of feeding your family or providing even one holiday gift for your children. For many struggling parents, purchasing toys for their children is well beyond their reach. However, with the support from compassionate San Diegans like you, organizations like Home Start will be able to bring smiles and happiness to the faces of many children.

For 44 years, Home Start, a Recognized Live Well San Diego Partner, has strengthened families and prevented child abuse throughout San Diego County. The professional help provided by their dedicated staff through home visits and neighborhood resource centers creates the critical human contact these struggling families need to help them achieve self-sufficiency and move toward a healthy, more promising future.

Looking for a way to brighten the holidays for local families? Partner with Home Start in one of these easy ways to bring hope to families and children this holiday season.

1) Adopt-A-Family:

Complete and return the Adopt-A-Family registration form and you’ll be matched with a deserving Home Start family or families. Donors will receive a holiday wish list from their adopted family. All Adopt-A-Family gifts must be delivered to a Home Start office by December 7th.

2) Host a Holiday Toy Drive:

Organizations and individuals can hold toy drives to collect items for Home Start clients to receive at their Annual Toy Drive Event. All toy drive donations must be delivered to a Home Start office by December 19th.

This season of giving is a wonderful opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of some of San Diego's most vulnerable families. Adopt a family and grant their specific wishes or donate to a Holiday Toy Drive. No matter which you choose, you are sure to brighten someone's holiday!