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Get Free Christmas Assistance in Austin TX

Get Free Christmas Assistance in Austin TX

Get FREE Christmas assistance in Austin TX! This list covers all of Travis County so whether you’re located in Austin, Cedar Park, Leander, Round Rock or the surrounding area, we’ve found agencies that can help you provide Christmas gifts and Christmas dinners for your children.

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Get Free Christmas Gifts In Travis County, Texas

There are many agencies that provide holiday gifts for low income children in this area.

Angel Tree

The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program provides assistance to famiiles in Travis and Williamson Counties. The program provides new clothes and new toys to children who register for the program. Details here.

Blue Santa

Blue Santa programs are run by local police departments. These programs helps low income families with food and gifts during the holiday season.

For the Austin Blue Santa Program, You will need to reach out to the Austin Police Department for more information. You can find contact information here.

For the Pflugerville Blue Santa program, click here.

If your city is not listed here, please contact your local police department and ask if they have a Blue Santa program. Leave a link to their website in the comments below so we can add it to our list!

Brown Santa

The Brown Santa Program provides holiday gifts for low income children who live outside Austin city limits. The program is operated by the Travis County Sheriff’s Office. Unlike many programs that fill up and close their enrollment, this program has had a hard time getting enough families to enroll!

The program provides a holiday meal, including a turkey on nonperishable items. They also provide each child age 14 or under with two gifts, two books, one stuffed animal, one puzzle and a family board game.

The program is available to families who live in unincorporated Travis County. You will need to submit an application to the rural community center in Pflugerville, Manor, Jonestown, Oakhill, or Del Valle. The household must also have an income that is at or below the federal poverty line.

Burnet Holiday Fest

This holiday festival provides “a day of resources, fun, music, food and pictures with Santa” for people in need. It appears participation is limited and it is not clear how you become involved in this, so I would recommend reaching out to Austin Voices for more information. 

Hill Country Christmas Bureau

The Christmas Bureau serves families with pantry food items and a few gifts per child. They also give gifts to the elderly. When donations allow, they also provide blankets and a space heater to families in need. They serve N/NW Austin, Cedar Park, Leander and the Leader ISD boundaries. You will need a referral from a school, Church or Health and Human Services agency.

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots is a nationwide gift program. You can apply for the Austin TX branch here.

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Wednesday 3rd of August 2022

My organization is interested in adopting a couple families this holiday season. What is the best way to identify a family in need and get connected with their needs/wish lists?

Catherine Marucci

Wednesday 3rd of August 2022

Hi Megan. It may be worth contacting one of the agencies above that organizes Christmas donations. They're usually very receptive to help.

Sophie Briones

Tuesday 21st of December 2021

I was looking for free stuff for Christmas gifts for my kids I have 3 daughters and my oldest was asking me for a Polaroid Camera because I would tell her stories about when I was a kid.and they Shure good girls I love them Lyla16 Emily 14 and Ivy 11one granddaughter Amara 2 just wanting to know if there's any thing left out their and thanks for being here for our community. Sophie


Monday 17th of January 2022

The organizations in our list should be able to help you with this, but unfortunately Low Income Relief does not provide gifts, food or funds directly. You will need to contact the organizations in this list for assistance or chat with Lira! She should be able to help,

Amanda Tawater

Tuesday 26th of October 2021

Desperate family of 9; 5 kids 4 adults. NEEDS help with thanksgiving and Christmas dinner and Christmas presents. We desperately beg your help

Amanda Tawater --- --- ---- [email protected]


Saturday 27th of November 2021

The organizations in our list should be able to help you with this, but unfortunately Low Income Relief does not provide gifts, food or funds directly. You will need to contact the organizations in this list for assistance.