Users' questions

Where can my family get adopted for Christmas?

Where can my family get adopted for Christmas?

The Adopt-A-Family (AAF) program matches impoverished families with individual or group sponsors to provide for their tangible needs at Christmas.

How can I help my family at Christmas?

How can you help a family in need this year?

  1. Donating my time at our local soup kitchen.
  2. Plan and prepare a meal for a family.
  3. Help with the local food drive.
  4. Invite a family in need over for a holiday dinner.
  5. Collect donations from family and friends to give to a family in need.

How much do you spend on Adopt a family?

Generally, for families adopting a baby through a private agency, the average cost of adoption in the U.S. is somewhere between $60,000-$70,000. While costs may vary on an individual basis, families typically spend in this range on the adoption process.

How does adopt-a-family for Christmas work?

How does the program work exactly? The Adopt-A-Family Program connects sponsors with families to “adopt” by providing them with a family profile and wish list. Sponsors buy presents for their specific families and deliver them unwrapped to Women Against Abuse. Case Managers then deliver the presents to the families.

How does Adopt-a-family for Christmas work?

How much should I spend on adopting a family for Christmas?

For the December Holidays, we recommend spending $25-$50 per family member, with one or two household items. If you’d like to adopt a family personally but don’t have that much to spend, we recommend you recruit a friend to join you!

How much does it cost to sponsor a family for Christmas?

A Christmas sponsorship will generally cost around $80.00-$100.00 per family member, excluding the holiday meal. (Thanksgiving baskets are approximately $60.00).

How much does it cost to sponsor a Family for Christmas?

What is the Adopt-a-Family program?

What is the Adopt-A-Family program? The Adopt-a-Family Program was developed to help children and families who are in need of clothing, food and toys for the holidays. Volunteer & Partner Services works within the community to help these families in times of need, not just during the holiday season.

How much of a donation actually goes to Save the Children?

In fiscal year 2020, 85% of all expenditures went straight to our mission. This means that, out of every dollar spent, 85 cents goes to programs and services for children and families in need. Learn more here.