The holidays are a difficult time for the children and youth served by ACS. Most of the youth at ACS will not be able to return home to their families for the Holiday season. Our staff and volunteers work hard to make this a warm and memorable time for them and we do this with the generous support of individuals and companies that assist with donations.
If you would like to help provide gifts or other needed items, here are some suggested items and drives. Scroll down for printable lists, contact information and drop off dates.
We have three drop off locations. Holiday gifts will only be accepted at ACS during the stated dates and times. Gift cards should be delivered or mailed to ACS. We deeply appreciate your generosity.
cards are a wonderful way to give to the children and youth served by ACS.
Shopping for their own clothing boosts self
esteem while gift cards for movies,
bowling, skating and more provide activities for the holidays. Click
here for a
Organize a gift drive at your
place of work or worship by cottage. Choose one list or all three. Each list contains items typically asked for
by the youth or items they need. Click
here for a Holiday Gift Drive list.
No time to shop? Can't decide? Want to give something that's needed? Make an online donation and your gift will be used where it's needed most.
You can help ACS meet the needs of the youth in our care or provide other items the Shelter needs by donating items on this Wish List.
Click on the tag above for answers to frequently asked questions.