Free Christmas Toys In Alamosa County
La Puente Home Inc. sets up a Giving Tree at the Alamosa County Wal-Mart each year. Low-income residents can put an ornament on the tree with their child’s name and the toys they want on it. Afterwards, shoppers can pick an ornament off the tree and buy the presents listed on the ornament as a donation to that particular family. Parents of children in need should expect the presents to arrive one week before Christmas. To take part, families must register with La Puente and qualify based on their income guidelines.
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Salvation Army provides several resources for low-income families in Alamosa County including free food, clothing and gas vouchers, and special holiday food boxes during Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. In addition, they offer residents with gift certificates to buy toys for their children. Eligibility depends on your family size and your household income.
Samaritans Purse holds Operation Child Christmas every year, relying on the kindness of volunteers and community donations. They create shoeboxes filled with new toys, clothing, and gift certificates that’s distributed to low-income families across Alamosa County and surrounding areas. To sign your children up for a Christmas shoe box, please call (303) 745-9179.
Toys For Tots offers their services to low-income families in Alamosa County. Parents can sign their children up to receive toys from Toys For Tots which will come from donations made by community members. These toys are given to families registered one week before Christmas to make sure everyone can open a present on Christmas morning.
Volunteers Of America offers free Christmas Basket vouchers for low-income residents of Alamosa County. Struggling families must show up for their voucher on December 11th running from 8am until reservations are full. Once a voucher’s received residents must bring the voucher back on December 18th to exchange for their Christmas Basket filled with free food, toys, clothing, and more. Those who would like to receive a free Christmas basket voucher must have their I.D. and proof of address.
Get Free Food In Alamosa County
Care and Share Food Bank Of Alamosa focuses on families all over Colorado, including those in Alamosa County. They invite anyone from Colorado who needs food to stop by the food bank to get the items they need. They assign each family with points that they will use to shop for the items that they want. The amount of points assigned to each family depends on your family size and your household income.
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Food Bank Network Of San Luis Valley has a food bank that offers free bags of groceries to residents in Alamosa County and surrounding areas. The amount of food given depends on your income and family size and you must present proof of address upon arrival. In addition to the food bank for low-income residents, they also offer a soup kitchen open until 10pm every day. During the holiday season, both the food bank and the soup kitchen offer special holiday dinner meals or boxes for families to enjoy.
Monte Vista Food Bank invites anyone in need to come to their food bank on Tuesdays and Fridays from 2pm to 4pm for free groceries. The amount of groceries you receive depends on the size of your household and they never turn anyone away. Please bring a photo I.D and proof of address to receive food. If you need more information please call (719) 852-4851.