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Christmas Basket and Holiday Celebration

xmas_007Each year, hundreds of local children go through the holiday season without a gift to unwrap or experiencing the joy of a holiday celebration.

xmas_025 CITC’s annual Christmas Basket program provides holiday presents to children of low-income families and offers a Family Holiday Celebration featuring games, crafts, cultural activities, photos with Santa and refreshments.

Thanks to generous donor support, more than 1,400 children participate in the Christmas Basket celebration each year.

2017 Christmas Basket and Holiday Celebration

  • Holiday Family Gathering & Toy Giveaway:  Saturday, December 9th from 11 AM – 3 PM
  • Additional toy day:  Monday, December 11th from 11 AM – 6 PM

Program Eligibility

Christmas presents are provided to active CITC participants with children under the age of 18 years old who reside in the household. CITC participants are encouraged to contact their caseworker to learn of eligibility requirements and how to sign up for the 2017 Christmas Basket program. Happy holidays!

Help Brighten a Child’s Holiday

You can help brighten the holidays for a needy family this year through a financial gift to the Christmas Basket program. 100% of your gift will go directly to assist local needy families, and donations of all amounts are welcome and greatly appreciated.

Donate Now

CITC accepts donations to support this special cause throughout the year. For more information, please contact Kelly Hurd at 793-3272 or khurd@citci.org.