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Need FREE Christmas gifts in Issaquah, WA? 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.
Get FREE Christmas Gifts in Issaquah, WA!
Catholic Social Services may provide free Christmas gifts to or have referrals to other local programs. They can also provide for other needs.
Department of Social and Health Services provides holiday assistance referrals for children in the DSHS Foster Care program.
Divine Alternatives for Dads helps fathers reconnect with their children. They provide holiday gifts that are provided to fathers to give to their children.
Food banks often connect their clients with local Christmas resources. Be sure to check out the food banks below. In addition to a holiday food basket, you may be able to get additional assistance with gifts!
HopeLink provides holiday gifts for children who live in low income families. To qualify, the child must be 18 years old or younger. HopeLink invites parents (or grandparents) to shop for gifts for the children in a gift room that is set up like a store. The number of gifts provided is determined by the number of children in the family. You must pre-register for this service. The Gift Room is open December 20th and 21st.
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank distributes holiday gifts, store gift cards and new clothing to children in the local area who need them.
Ricks Toys for Kids provides gifts to qualifying charities, who then distribute them to the kids in need. Ricks Toys for Kids provides toys to Harborview Medical Center, YMCA Emergency Housing, HopeLink and various shelters and centers around the area.
Salvation Army’s Renton Social Services Department provides holiday gifts to children ages 14 and under who reside in Issaquah and the surrounding area. Homeless families may qualify. Families with no children will qualify for food only. They also provide food, financial assistance and other helpful programs.
Toys for Tots can provide toys for families, also. Just click “Request a Toy” from the blue banner across the top of the page!
Get help with holiday food from these food banks.
Eastridge Church distributes free Thanskgiving turkeys and groceries at two locations in King County. They offer this service for Thanksgiving, not Christmas… but I wanted to include it here anyway so you know! On the day of the giveaway, they also provide coats, gloves and free haircuts until 11am (in Issaquah only)!
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank provides food and commodities to residents within Issaquah School District boundaries. You could receive fresh produce, frozen meat, dairy, baked goods and more! Homebound clients may be able to receive home delivery.