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    Programs that sponsor "Adopt-A-Family" programs during the holidays which match people who want to provide personalized holiday assistance (usually gifts, an invitation to a holiday meal or party or a food basket) with an older adult, an individual with a disability, a low-income family or others in their community who would be unable to celebrate and enjoy the holiday without the sponsor's generosity.

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    Angel Tree Program Salvation Army of ScrantonThe Salvation Army's Angel Tree program provides new clothing and/or toys for children of needy families. Each Angel Tree is decorated with numbered paper angel tags with the first name, age, and gender of a child who is in need of a gift. Contributors remove one or more tags from the tree and purchase appropriate gifts for the child or children described on the tags. Companies, businesses, schools, and other groups agree to have an Angel Tree to benefit The Salvation Army. Each location (business, school, etc.) provides a Christmas tree in which to hang the Angel Tree tags. The tags provide information as to gender, wish, and age. Tags are taken and gifts are donated unwrapped with each Angel Tag attached to the gift. Please call for information on participating in the Angel Tree Program. Individuals/Families can also Adopt a Child or Adopt a family to provide Christmas gifts to child/family in need. Program service residents who live in Scranton, Dickson City, Dunmore, Moosic, Old Forge, Taylor and Throop.LackawannaSalvation Army Scranton Corps Community CenterSalvation Army of Scranton
    Christmas Aid ProgramThe Northern Tier Helping Hands provides a Christmas Aid program to help needy families with children residing in Tioga and Bradford Counties provide a wonderful Christmas morning. Program will provide each child (ages 0 yrs thru 12th grade) with a new coat (if necessary), clothing, socks, shoes, boots, hat, gloves and toys thru "Giving Tree" donations. Call 570-439-7692 to apply for the program.TiogaChristmas Aid ProgramNorthern Tier Helping Hands
    Christmas Assistance Salvation Army of HonesdaleSalvation Army of Honesdale provides Christmas gifts thru "Angel Tree" donations. Must register in advance for the holiday programs. Registrations are held in October.WayneSalvation Army Honesdale Service CenterSalvation Army Honesdale Service Center
    Christmas Bureau - Interfaith Friends Wyoming CountyProvides a Christmas Bureau-Adopt a Family Program for low income residents of Wyoming County. Must sign up in person. 2019 Sign up dates are: October 14th, 2019 - 9 am till 3 pm & 5 pm till 7 pm. October 15th, 2019 - 9 am till 3 pm. at the Triton Fire Hall, 116 West Tioga Street in Tunkhannock.WyomingInterfaith Friends Wyoming CountyInterfaith Friends Wyoming County
    Christmas Holiday ProgramDo you need help providing Christmas for your family? Sign up at WCHS starting October 1st for: * Christmas Food Box * Rotary Gifts for Children (0-12) * Teens Gifts (13-18) Distribution Date: December 20, 2019 Do you want to assist in adopting a family for Christmas? * Christmas Adopt a Family FranklinWaynesboro Community & Human ServicesWaynesboro Community & Human Services
    Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund - Holiday Adopt-a-Family ProgramHoliday Adopt-a-Family Program assists families of children with special healthcare needs, fill a wish list of holiday gifts. Each family with a child or children cared for at or attending participating medical facilities/agencies is matched with a sponsor from the community. Participating Medical Facilities/Agencies Include: - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children - Easter Seals of SE PA - Kencrest Services - ACTION AIDS - Ventilator Assisted Children's Home Program of Philadelphia - Albert Einstein Medical CenterMontgomeryKelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund - Montgomery; Fort WashingtonKelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund
    Presbyterian Children's Village - Christmas OpportunitiesChristmas time presents an opportunity to help children in many ways. Each year the Village seeks donations of Christmas gifts, gift cards and household items for our children and families. A general wish list is available www.pcv.org. Some ways to share are listed below. •Gifts for Children: Receive a list of first names and ages of children in our program and a list with their wishes and needs or buy gifts to fill in the gaps. •Adopt a Family: Donors receive general guidelines and a profile of your family including first names, genders, ages and sizes (if clothes are requested), their wishes and items that they need, as well as a general list of household needs. •Gifts for Teens in Transition: Youth living in our Supervised Independent Living apartments can benefit from a number of household amenities such as small appliances, bed-in-a-bag (twin), kitchen and bath linens, and kitchen wares. •Gifts for the Family: Many of our families struggle with providing basic household needs such as kitchen wares, small appliances, bed (twin or queen) and bath linens, and other household items. Gift cards are also useful and allow the family to select the color and size they need. PhiladelphiaPCV Preheim Center (Presbyterian Children's Village)Presbyterian Children's Village
    Presbyterian Children's Village - Christmas OpportunitiesChristmas time presents an opportunity to help children in many ways. Each year the Village seeks donations of Christmas gifts, gift cards and household items for our children and families. A general wish list is available www.pcv.org. Some ways to share are listed below. •Gifts for Children: Receive a list of first names and ages of children in our program and a list with their wishes and needs or buy gifts to fill in the gaps. •Adopt a Family: Donors receive general guidelines and a profile of your family including first names, genders, ages and sizes (if clothes are requested), their wishes and items that they need, as well as a general list of household needs. •Gifts for Teens in Transition: Youth living in our Supervised Independent Living apartments can benefit from a number of household amenities such as small appliances, bed-in-a-bag (twin), kitchen and bath linens, and kitchen wares. •Gifts for the Family: Many of our families struggle with providing basic household needs such as kitchen wares, small appliances, bed (twin or queen) and bath linens, and other household items. Gift cards are also useful and allow the family to select the color and size they need. MontgomeryPresbyterian Children's Village - Montgomery; Bryn MawrPresbyterian Children's Village
    Salvation Army - Holiday Assistance - Greater West ChesterThe Salvation Army has an "Adopt-A-Family" program during the holidays which matches people who want to provide personalized holiday assistance usually gifts, an invitation to a holiday meal or party or a food basket with an older adult, an individual with a disability, a low-income family or others in their community who would be unable to celebrate and enjoy the holiday without the sponsor's generosity.ChesterSALVATION ARMY: GREATER WEST CHESTERSalvation Army, Philadelphia
    Salvation Army - Holiday Assistance - Phoenixville/ Spring CityThe Salvation Army has an "Adopt-A-Family" program during the holidays which matches people who want to provide personalized holiday assistance usually gifts, an invitation to a holiday meal or party or a food basket with an older adult, an individual with a disability, a low-income family or others in their community who would be unable to celebrate and enjoy the holiday without the sponsor's generosity.ChesterSALVATION ARMY: PHOENIXVILLE/SPRING CITYSalvation Army, Philadelphia
    Salvation Army Pottsville Corps - Adopt a Family ProgramThis program is for those that wish to provide for a specific family and is done at Thanksgiving and Christmas. This program allows you to provide for the entire family-food (the items needed for the meal)and toys. You decide the size of the family, number of children, and where you would like the family from. The Corps will do their best to match the family to your request. Once the match is made, both parties will be contacted. We ask that the items be brought to the Corps building, 400 Sanderson Street, Pottsville, and the family picks up the items at the Corps building as well.SchuylkillSalvation Army Pottsville CorpsSalvation Army Pottsville Corps
    The Open Link - Adopt-a-Family Holiday ProgramSponsors volunteer to "adopt" a child or children for the holiday season. The family requesting assistance provides a "Wish List" for each child of much-needed items, such as clothing, warm blankets, gift cards, and of course toys. Sponsors can be as creative and generous as their time and resources allow. Individuals and groups interested in sponsoring this family for the holiday season should contact The Open Link.MontgomeryThe Open Link Main Office - Montgomery; PennsburgThe Open Link
    The People's Pantry at Church Road - Holiday Adoption ProgramFree food and seasonal clothing in sizes from baby to adult are available to those in need. The pantry also operates special programs for School Supplies, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.ChesterPeople's Pantry at Church Road - Chester; MalvernPeople's Pantry at Church Road
    West Chester United Methodist ChurchServices include: Children Center Faith Guidance and Counseling Holiday Adoption Program Home Rehabilitation Support Groups Tutoring for Limited EnglishChesterWEST CHESTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCHWest Chester United Methodist Church

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