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FREE Christmas Gifts and Food in Dalton, GA

FREE Christmas Gifts and Food in Dalton, GA

Need FREE Christmas gifts in Dalton, GA? We totally understand how discouraging it can be to stare down the holidays after a long, hard year. Your children deserve the best… but sometimes, life kicks you down and you just don’t have the budget for the things you want them to have.


We get it. We’ve been there. And we’ve found help.

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Get FREE Christmas Gifts in Dalton, GA

City of Refuge, Dalton Their Christmas in the City program provides Christmas gifts for 100 local children. They gifts are distributed at an annual Christmas party. They also do a Christmas Tour of Lights that culminates with hot chocolate and cookies at a local farm.

Toys for Tots has a local Dalton chapter. They ask that you email them to request being added to the list. In your email, you need to include your name, phone number and the children’s and ages and genders. The give away occurs in early December. In 2016, you needed to contact them before November 22nd to ask to be added to the list for the toy giveaway. They provide no phone number.


Dalton Police Department has a history of providing 10 to 12 local kids with Christmas gifts. One program is called Cops to Kids and involves gift distribution at a local event, hosted at Walmart in one previous year. Another program is called Shop with a Cop.

FREE Hot Meals and Food Banks in Dalton, GA

City of Refuge, Dalton provides three hot free hot meals per week. They provide a hot breakfast on the weekend. They might have holiday food during the holiday season.

City of Refuge, Dalton also has a food pantry, in addition to the above listed Christmas and hot meal programs.

Harvest Outreach Centers, Inc. provides a community kitchen and food bank. They also have a mini soup kitchen in nearby Calhoun and other assorted services, such as a free health clinic.

First Baptist Church participates in a Holiday Open House downtown and has a program to help underprivileged families.

First Methodist has various children’s programs, including a Christmas Eve Service for Kids.

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Tuesday 8th of December 2020

I would like to see what would need to be done to receive help with Christmas for my niece and nephew my sister is having a really hard time and is in need of help.

Hannah Benge

Thursday 10th of December 2020

You can send her this video Did none of these other resources work for you? Or is she in a different area I can look up? -Hannah

Amanda Steady

Saturday 14th of December 2019

I would like to get more information about getting a hoilday basket for christmas my name is amanda steady

Riley Thomson

Tuesday 17th of December 2019

Amanda, I edited your comment to protect your privacy. We never contact our readers directly. Please be sure to click on the links within the articles for more information on getting Christmas help. I hope this helps. -Riley