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2020 Denton County Holiday Services

We will update as opportunities become available!


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 4th. 

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Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County 

1854 Cain Dr, Lewisville, TX 75077; 306 Loop 288, Ste. 300, Denton, TX 76209

Thanksgiving Drive

CACDC is asking for grocery store gift cards for their families. Donations due November 11th and can be dropped off or mailed to both Denton and Lewisville locations.

Christmas Drive

CACDC is asking for donations of toys, stocking stuffers, and books for their children for Christmas. Donations are due December 5th and can be dropped off at both Denton and Lewisville locations. 

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Christian Community Action

200 S. Mill St., Lewisville, TX 75057

Giving Trees

Accepting toy and gift card donations from shoppers at Music City Mall during designated 2-hour shifts.

Holiday Food Program

Help stock the CCA food pantry with holiday food. Items needed for the holidays can be found here. Volunteers (16 years +) are needed to unload and sort donated food.

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 4th.


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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Contact CCA if you are in need of services >

A wide range of additional volunteer opportunities are also available.


Communities in Schools of North Texas

217 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville

Holiday Giving Tree

Help CISNT address basic needs for students at-risk of dropping out of school by adopting a Student Angel and purchase items such as clothing, winter coat, and shoes. Adoption is open November 23rd - December 8th, 2020.

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Cumberland Presbyterian Children's Home

909 Greenlee Street, Denton, TX 76201

Christmas Wishes

The holiday season can be both joyous and challenging for the children and families served by Cumberland. You can help by supporting their Holiday Drive 2020 as a New Arrival Christmas Elf, by adopting single parents from the Family Residential Program, or choosing a wish from their Lobby Tree.

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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 to provide meal packages for over 300 families. Drop off deadline for donations is November 13th, 2020; Volunteers Needed.

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Christmas Toy Drive

Denton County Friends of the Family is collecting gift items for their families. Drop off deadline for donations is December 7, 2020; Volunteers Needed.

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Denton County MHMR  

2519 Scripture Street, Denton

Holiday Helping Hands Angel Tree

Denton County MHMR is collecting gifts and gift cards for their consumers. Deadline to adopt is December 1st. Deadline to deliver gifts is December 9th. Volunteers are needed to purchase, wrap, and distribute Angel Tree gifts. Wrapping begins December 9th. Distribution occurs on December 14th.

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First Denton

1100 Malone St, Denton, TX 76201

2020 Elves Shelves

First Denton is hosting a online/drive thru Christmas Drive. Help organize and distribute gifts. 

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Families needing Christmas Assistance...

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Grace Like Rain


Toy Drive

Donate toys for Grace Like Rain's Christmas Party this Christmas at any of the following locations until December 8th:

  • Newland Real Estate: 3311 N. Interstate 35 #140, Denton
  • Classic Car Dealership: 4991 S Interstate 35 E, Denton
  • One:9 Argyle: 4687 Johson St #1A, Argyle
  • Adams Exterminating: 1202 E McKinney St, Denton
  • Anytime Fitness: 217 Hwy 156 N, Justin
  • SUNDT Construction: 8445 Freeport Parkway, Ste. 240, Irving

This party allows families and children to "shop" for their favorite items and wishes this Chrismas. The event will be socially-distanced and spaced out in shifts over the entire day to keep families and volunteers safe.

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The Junction

Christmas Wish List

The Junction will be celebrating the holidays with guests at three locations. Help give each guest a special gift by donating some of the most highly requested items. Please have items delivered to The Junction no later than November 30th at 300 W. Oak Street, Ste 100, Denton between 9 AM and 2 PM M-F.

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Lewisville ISD

LISD Adopt an Angel

LISD is recruiting volunteers to adopt students for the holidays. You may adopt from November 10-30th. Gifts are due back between December 1-9th.

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Metrocrest Services

3427 E. Trinity Mills Road, Ste. 900, Dallas, TX 75287

Brighten the Holidays for local families and seniors by helping Metrocrest Services with food, toy, and coat donations. Volunteers also needed. Those in need of assistance must live in the Metrocrest Service area and be registered in advance. Contact Metrocrest Services to volunteer > or get registered >

Food Drive
Metrocrest Services will provide each family with an ample box of food based on their family size.
Toy Drive

Help by donating new unwrapped toys for children ages 1-18.

Coat Drive

Coat donations are one of the most needed items. New or newly cleaned coats in all sizes - men's, women's, and children's are appreciated.

Gift Card Drive for Seniors

This year Metrocrest Services is asking for gift cards of any amount for the seniors in our community.

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Next Steps The Colony

5204 S Colony Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056 (Inside Hope Community Church)

Gift Card Drive
Next Steps The Colony will be handing out gift cards and party bags from 4-7 PM December 15-18 and December 19 from 9 AM - 3 PM. Donations of $20 gift cards to Wal-Mart, Target, and Amazon, as well as prepackaged cookies, candy, and small stockings can be dropped off M-F 9 AM - 3 PM. Volunteers Needed.

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Residents of The Colony may apply to receive gifts.

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Northwest ISD

Virtual Angel Tree

The wishes and desires of Northwest ISD students who need assistance this holiday season have been compiles, and these angels are ready for adoption.

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Our Daily Bread

300 West Oak Street, Denton, TX 76201 (Inside St. Andrew Presbyterian Church)

Gift Card Drive
Our Daily Bread is collecting items for guests this holiday season. Items needed include new or gently-usedhats, gloves, scarves, coats, hand warmers, rain ponchos, other winter clothes items, sleeping bags, tents, chapstick, disposible razors, deodorant. Items can be dropped off M-F 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM.  Volunteers Needed.

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Mission Moms  

210 Fawn Hollow Drive, Argyle

Holiday Blessings 2020

Mission Moms is serving holiday meals for underserved communities during school breaks in Denton County. Donations of specific non-perishable, pre-packaged foods are needed by November 12th.

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502 S. Old Orchard Lane, Ste. 126, Lewisville

Holiday Toy Drive

PediPlace is accepting NEW toys and games. Donations are needed by December 7th. 

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Adopt A Child Project

Adopt A Child, or several, with the purchase of 2 shirts, 2 pants, underwear, and 2-3 toys from the patient's wish list. Donations are needed by December 11th. 

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Gifts of Warmth Drive

PediPlace is accepting NEW coats and/or light fleece jackets in all sizes for both boys and girls age 2 years old to teen. Donations are needed by January 31, 2021. 

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Salvation Army

1508 E McKinney St, Denton, TX 76209

Angel Tree Clothing and Toy Drive

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help in the warehouse to sort and organize gifts for families to be ready to distribute on December 18-19. If interested, call Angel Tree Coordinator Diana Matthews, 832-928-9587. You are asked to wear a mask and follow COVID-19 safety protocols.

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 14th on Denton Square at 10:30 AM. To volunteer, click link below and select a location, date, and time. You can volunteer with a group of family or friends. Bring your talent and sing at the kettle! There's also a virtual option! Note: You are asked to wear a mask and follow COVID-19 safety protocols.

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Solutions of North Texas   

1516 N. Ruddell Street, Denton, TX 76209

Client Christmas Party

Holidays are hard and sometimes they can be unbearable when addiction has a firm grip on the family. This Christmas Party may be the only present they receive. Gifts needed for 52 residential clients (male and female). These can be dropped off by 5 PM on December 11th. Volunteers needed on December 10th starting at 5 PM for party.