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2019 Denton County Holiday Services

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CASA of Denton County

614 North Bell Avenue, Denton, TX 76209

Gift Drive

CASA is hosting a Christmas Gift Drive. Gifts are specific and need to be returned unwrapped by December 8th. 

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Christian Community Action

200 S. Mill St., Lewisville, TX 75057

Giving Trees

(Vista Ridge, Stonebriar Center) - Accepting toy and gift card donations from shoppers during designated volunteer hours.

Holiday Food Program

Help unload food items from vehicles and move them in the warehouse. (must be at least 16 years old) 

Christmas Celebration

Help sort and pack gifts, decorate party rooms, direct traffic, check in families, take photos, serve food and beverages, lead family activities, distribute gifts, clean up after each event. 

Coordinate a Toy/Gift Card Drive

Host a toy drive for children attending the Christmas celebrations. Toys are needed for all ages including teens. Value of gifts should be $25-$50 per child. Groups can set up an appointment to deliver toys to CCA.  Toys and gifts will be needed by December 7th.


Adopt a Senior for Christmas

Purchase gifts from CCA's Golden Angel's wish list, return the wrapped gifts with the name on the tag to CCA by Nov. 30th. 

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Cumberland Presbyterian Children's Home


Christmas Wishes

Make Christmas magical by sponsoring a child or family!

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Denton Christian Preschool

1114 W University Dr. Denton, TX 76201

Christmas Donations

Christmas stocking stuffers for preschool aged children. Donations collected now through December 13 at 3 PM.

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First Baptist Denton

1100 Malone St, Denton, TX 76201

2019 Elves Shelves

First Baptist Denton is hosting a Christmas Drive. Help with registration or gift giving. 

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Families needing Christmas Assistance can register November 7th-9th.

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First United Methodist Church

200 S. Locust Street, Denton, TX 

Thanksgiving Dinner

6th Annual Thanksgiving Meal at the First United Methodist Church for anyone in need of a warm family style meal. Meal is complimentary and you do not need to be a member of the church. Thursday, November 28th, 11: 00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In addition to the meal, there will be clothes and toiletries that have been donated. The meal that will be served is a traditional, family style Thanksgiving meal including turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, etc.

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Denton County Friends of the Family

4845 S. I-35 East, Corinth, TX 76210

Thanksgiving Drive

Denton County Friends of the Family is hosting a Thanksgiving Drive. Drop off deadline for donations is November 19th, 2019 at 4845 S. I 35 East, Corinth, TX 76210

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Journey to Dream

1960 Archer Ave, Lewisville, TX 75077

Sponsor a Holiday Activity

Journey to Dream is hoping to send residents on a fun holiday activity.  

Holiday Meals for Kyle's Place

Provide a meal for Kyle's Place residents during winter break (December 23-January 6).

Sponsor Holiday Shopping Spree

Journey to Dream is hoping to provide a shopping spree for each of its residents. Donations needed by December 13.

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If interested in donating or volunteering, contact Journey to Dream Staff. 

Next Steps The Colony

First Baptist Church The Colony (4800 S Colony Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056)

Community Christmas Party

This is the 8th year for The Colony Community Christmas Party. It's a FUN night of gifts, giving and of course, Santa. Please drop off a new, unwrapped toy (valued $15-$20) or gift card that can be given to a child in need at our party on Friday, December 13th. Volunteer to hand out toys, wrap gifts, childcare/party entertainment December 13th 5:30-9:30PM First Baptist Church The Colony (4800 S Colony Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056). To receive a toy, make a donation or volunteer, visit their website at Questions can be emailed to:

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Camp Sweeney 

Holiday Party

Children's Health Endocrinology and Camo Sweeney are having a holiday party on December 14 for children aged 5-12 with Type 1 Diabetes. 

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Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County 

1854 Cain Dr, Lewisville, TX 75077

Thanksgiving Drive

CACDC is asking for gift cards and non-perishable food items. Donations due November 8th. 

Christmas Drive

CACDC is asking for donations for Christmas. Donations are due December 9th. Donation drop-off events are on Saturday, December 7th at both Denton and Lewisville locations. 

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Hearts for Homes  

826 E McKinney St, Denton, TX 76209

Annual Christmas Basket Project

Hearts for Homes is collecting monetary donations for basket for seniors living in Denton County. Volunteers are needed to gather, assort, assemble and deliver baskets on December 13th and 14th.

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The Salvation Army

1508 E McKinney St, Denton, TX 76209

Angel Tree Clothing and Toy Drive

The Salvation Army is accepting never been used clothing and toy items. Donations are needed by December 13th. 

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Make an appointment to receive items by October 31st.

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TSA is looking for volunteers to help sort donations. If interested in volunteering, please call (940) 566-3800-.

Bell Ringing for Red Kettle Campaign

TSA is looking for volunteers to ring bells at various locations in Denton. The Red Kettle Campaign is TSA largest fundraiser of the year and will kick off November 13th. Official Kick-off event is November 20th at the Golden Triangle Mall. 

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Sweetwater Grill and Tavern   

115 S. Elm Street, Denton, TX 76201

Free Christmas Lunch

Free Christmas Lunch serving those who are in need.Sweetwater will be distributing FREE blankets and coats during lunch.Volunteers for this lunch needed and donations are being accepted for blankets and coats that will be distributed during the lunch. Please call 940-484-2888 to sign up as a volunteer or make a financial contribution for this community event.

The Village Church   

1106 W. Oak St, Denton, TX 76201

Community Thanksgiving Meal

The Village Church is hosting a Thanksgiving Meal on Thanksgiving Day at Calhoun Middle School. The Village Church is looking for volunteers to help with the event. 

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