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As the holiday season approaches, we are reminded of how grateful we are for the support we receive from our community, and those less fortunate who benefit from your generosity. Will you join us in helping Villa families in need this season?

You can spread holiday cheer by participating in our 2019 Season of Hope. Here’s how you can help:

Sponsor a child, teen or adult

Each Villa client submits a wish list specifying clothing needs, outerwear requirements, and an individualized “special” wish. Consider being a sponsor and help St. Joseph’s Villa provide warm clothing and gifts for these clients who otherwise might not receive anything during the holiday season.

Volunteer your time

Organize gift donations and prepare for distribution.

Coordinate a collection drive

We are in need of new toys and games, arts and crafts, children’s books, coats and boots, non-perishable foods, household items or toiletries. Consider getting together with family, friends, or co-workers to coordinate a collection drive for any of the following:

Make a financial contribution

A financial contribution to our the Season of Hope program is another way you can brighten the holidays for our children and families. Please make contributions payable to St. Joseph’s Villa and note in the memo, c/o Kathy Perun, Season of Hope.

Click here to donate online. 

Clothing

Boys/Men – Youth S-XL, Adult S-4XL

  • Winter coats and boots
  • Hoodies
  • Underwear
  • Socks

Girls/Women – Youth S-XL, Adult S-4XL

  • Winter coats and boots
  • Hoodies
  • Underwear
  • Socks

Suggested Toy Donations

  • Action figures (Superheroes, Halo, Minecraft, Fortnite, Star Wars, Transformers, Pokémon, Marvel)
  • Art kits (boys & girls)
  • Board games
  • Body lotion
  • Books (ages 5 to young adult)
  • Brushes and combs
  • Card games (Uno)
  • Cologne/Body washes
  • Coloring books/Crayons/Colored Markers
  • Craft kits (boys & girls)
  • Craft supplies
  • Deodorant
  • Disney/children’s movies
  • Fashion jewelry
  • Fidget toys
  • Games (that make noise and sound)
  • Graphic novels or interactive books
  • Hair accessories
  • Hair styling products
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Headphones (over the ear)
  • Hot Wheels/Matchbox cars
  • Hula hoops
  • Jump ropes
  • Kinetic Sand
  • Legos (for ages 6 and up)
  • Lip balm
  • Magnetic building blocks
  • MP3 players
  • Musical toys
  • Nail polish and nail kits
  • Play-Doh, Crayola Air-Dry Clay
  • Puzzles/wooden puzzles (50 pieces or less)
  • Remote controlled toy vehicles
  • Science kits
  • Sensory toys (with lights and sounds)
  • Shower caps
  • Sticker books
  • Silly Putty
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Sports equipment/balls
  • Sports games (Xbox One, Xbox 360, DS, Playstation 3 or 4)
  • Sticker books
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste

Family Needs

  • Baking pans & Pyrex dishes
  • Bed in bag sets (Twin or Full)
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Cookware sets 
  • Dinnerware and drinking glass sets
  • Flatware (4-6 person)
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Linens (kitchen & bath)
  • Pillows
  • Shower curtains & rings

Other suggestions

  • Grocery store gift cards (Kroger, Food Lion, Wal-Mart)

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