Adopt-A-Family Project

As a community we have an opportunity to ease the struggles of families in our community and make the holidays brighter for our neighbors. Each year the Volunteer Center partners with 26 fellow non-profits to meet the needs of 400+ families struggling to make ends meet. Our non-profit partners provide us with a short bio about each family and a list of the items that each family member requests. Adopt a Family Project volunteers then set to work connecting these families with donors who shop for them for the holidays.  Requests include basic necessities like sheets, towels, or shoes along with special gift requests for the children.

All of these families are struggling with special circumstances such as: homelessness, parents in recovery, parents or children with disabilities, victims of violent crime, families facing serious health challenges or other hardships.

VIEW FAMILY PROFILES AND ADOPT A FAMILY HERE!

Read our program Frequently Asked Questions Here!

 

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THANK YOU TO OUR ADOPT A FAMILY SPONSORS!

ADOPT A FAMILY IN NEED

 Individuals, groups, and families are invited to adopt a family of any size by filling out our online form or calling our office. Adopters provide family packages which include food gift certificates, clothing for the family, a gift for each child, and household items like blankets, towels, or sheets. Adopters will deliver these items to our warehouse during the designated drop off days in December.

VIEW FAMILY PROFILES AND ADOPT A FAMILY HERE

Request Support By Out This Form Or call us at (831)427-5070 x112

View our Wish-List for Individual Items

Shop our Amazon Wish List - If you don't live in the area, you can order and have your gift shipped directly to us

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DONATE FUNDS

Cash donations provided to Adopt a Family help us supplement our family packages to ensure that families receive the items needed and that every family has enough food gift cards to feed their family for the holiday. Now that the program has come to a close you can donate to help launch us into success when we start up again in 2021 or you can give to the Volunteer Center General Fund to help us sustain crucial community programs like Adopt a Family. Donations can be made  online or mailed to our office.

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WHERE DO I DROP OFF MY PACKAGES?

This year our Donation Center is located at

3825 Clares St, Capitola, CA 95010

This is across the street from Ross Dress for Less and near Bed Bath and Beyond.

View the Donation Center Information Page

 

VOLUNTEER WITH THE PROJECT 

This project is only possible because of the volunteers that give their time each year to wrap gifts, answer phone lines, maintain our database and shop for families.

Sign up to Volunteer with Adopt A Family

Join our planning committee! 

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GIVE A GIFT WITH WISHING STARS 

Wishing Stars are individual gifts that we collect to support families who are not adopted or who's donors do not follow through. We also have a wait list of families and emergency families that we support

View 2022 Star Locations  and get more info

 

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