Need FREE Christmas gifts in Las Cruces, NM!
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.
Because the United Way of Southwest New Mexico keeps their 211 directory hidden from the public, I obtained this information through a private Facebook chat. My apologies for the lack of helpful links!
Get FREE Christmas Gifts in Las Cruces, NM!
Coats for Kids is an annual event hosted by US Bank, Community Action Agency and others. Since 1995, they’ve distributed over 48,000 coats to children who need them! Call Karen Bailey at 636-6706 for details.
Salvation Army can provide holiday assistance through the Angel Tree program. Please contact them at (575) 524-1044. The Salvation Army can also assist with other needs, including food, clothing and medication.
Shop with a Cop takes place every year in December. It is hosted by the Las Cruces Fraternal Order of Police #8. You can contact them for more information at (575) 524-9600.
Toys for Tots enrollment is available. The United Way of Southwest New Mexico recommends contacting your child’s school counselor to sign up. I was advised that the list closes in October, so be sure to do that before Halloween!
Enjoy a delicious holiday meal with help from these Las Cruces, NM agencies!
Casa de Peregrinos can provide food for your family over the holidays. Contact them at 523-5542 for more information.
El Caldito Soup Kitchen provides a Christmas meal at their soup kitchen. Call (575) 525-3831 for details.
Roadrunner Food Bank can also provide food. Contact them at (575) 523-4390.