Dec. 10th | Holidays of HOPE
Holidays of HOPE is the most wonderful time of the year!
December 10, 2023
5pm – 7pm
1077 Business Center Circle
Newbury Park, CA 91320
Did you know that, while there are multiple toy drives in our community, we noticed that there were very little options for teens and young adults? To make matters worse, many of our teens and young adults are not living with any parental figure and they are not likely to receive a personal gift during the holidays.
We ask teens in foster care and young adults who have aged out of the foster care system to send us their top 3 holiday wishes valued around $100.
These wishes are placed on an ornament that hangs on a Christmas tree in the community along with the youth’s first name and age. Generous community members take ornaments from the tree and purchase the gifts. They wrap the gift, place the ornament on top and return it to RaisingHOPE.
RaisingHOPE hosts a big holiday party to celebrate with our youth.
At the party youth enjoy a photo booth, hot cocoa, and yummy food. Gift givers have the opportunity to attend the party and give their gift to the youth directly, otherwise Santa will deliver their gift.
Youth are also able to write thank you notes and shop for their own loved ones at no cost to them.
Trees are in the community during the month of November and Holidays of HOPE is in December.
For more information on hosting a tree, sponsoring a gift, or submitting a wish request, please contact email@example.com.