Because Giving is Better than Getting!
It’s already the holiday season, and we’re getting excited to share the peace and joy of Christmas with our clients. If you’d like to be a part of the celebration, we welcome you to take part by providing any of the specified Christmas donations listed below. Please call or email our Laura’s Home donations coordinator at 216-472-5500 ext. 336 with any questions or to communicate a special drop-off time.
Our Holiday Gift Catalog: Presents for Your Loved Ones that Have Twice the Impact
We also invite you to give the intangible gift of new life through our 2019 digital Holiday Gift Catalog. Purchase year-round essential care for our clients such as meals, casework, and childcare. And if you’re giving to a specific cause on behalf of a loved one, you’ll have a chance to print and customize a beautiful card for them to open in your gift exchange! Check out giving categories today.
Material Christmas Gift Current Drop-off Times by Location
Main Campus, Carnegie & E. 55th: beginning now & ending Friday, December 13, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm
Laura’s Home, Puritas Avenue: beginning Tuesday, December 10 & ending Friday, December 13, 8am-7pm
Appreciated Christmas Donations
All Day RTA Bus Tickets - can purchase at Marc's and Drug Mart or at RTA
New Toys/Gifts for children ages 0-17
New Living Translations Paperback Bibles
New Clothing for men, women and children
Underwear, T-shirts for men, women and children
New Pillows, Twin Size Sheets and Blankets
Plastic Shower Curtains
New Towels, Washcloths and Hand Towels
Ibuprofen/Acetaminophen, Cold Medications and Cough Drops (for adults and children)
New Kids DVDs for childcare
Craft Supplies for Pathways and Childcare: Tissue Paper, Construction Paper, Poster Paints, Glitter Paint, Googley Eyes, Markers, Etc.
Diapers - especially sizes 4, 5, 6 and Pull-ups
New Strollers, Double Strollers
New Pack n’ Plays and Bassinettes
Large Size Toiletries: Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Soap, Deodorant, Toothpaste & brushes, Feminine Hygiene, Baby Wash, Vaseline and African American Hair Products
Bath and Body Work Gift Sets (or Target, Walmart versions of this)
Hat/glove/scarf matching sets
$10 Gift Cards to Marshall's, Payless, Walmart, Target, Etc.
Good Razors and Shaving Cream
Hat/glove/scarf matching sets
Men's After Shave or Cologne
Backpacks or Duffel Bags
Shower shoes or flip flops
New Dress or Polo Shirts and Clothing (especially large sizes)
Cleveland Sports Gear: t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, etc.
Toys and Learning Games
Multicultural Dolls and Superhero Figures
New Clothing: especially athletic apparel, jeans, hoodies and pajamas
Craft and Discovery Kits
Gifts for Older Teens: Make-up, Headphones, Cleveland Sports Gear, $15 Gift Cards
Merry Christmas to you and your family, from The City Mission. We are so grateful for your giving heart!
Every contribution makes an impact
Reaching Hearts | Changing LIVES
The City Mission is funded entirely by private donations from people like you.
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84¢ OF EVERY DOLLAR DONATED IS USED DIRECTLY FOR RESIDENT CARE.