Christmas at CARITAS

Each December, we host a holiday giveaway for more than 300 residents living at our campuses. This year’s giveaway will take place on Monday, December 19th. To contribute items to our participants, see below for what is needed and then register on our online form. Questions? Contact Christopher Lee at

Holiday Cheer BagsĀ 

Holiday Cheer Bags for the Shelter and The Healing Place: Please fill a festive bag with a pair of pajamas, socks, and a pair of underwear (panties for ladies, boxers for men). Select from the available sizes below and let us know the quantity and sizes you plan to contribute.

Old Navy and Kohl’s are good resources for bulk orders. We will adjust quantities as sign ups come in. Thank you!


Help supply the North Pole!

In addition to the gift bags above, participants will have the opportunity to choose the following items for themselves.

Men’s sweatshirts
Women’s sweatshirts
Men’s undershirts
Women’s bras
Fleece headbands for THPW
Flashlights for THPW
2023 day planners for Works students
$20-$25 gift cards for the Recovery Residents (Amazon, Dollar Tree, Dollar General, GrubHub, Family Dollar, 7-11)

Holiday Hugs

A Holiday Hug for Our Staff: Donate $20-$25 gift cards from Lowe’s, Walmart, Kroger, Target, or Amazon to show appreciation for our staff. These will be distributed throughout 2023 at staff trainings and appreciation events. Please let us know if you intend to donate cards and the quantity below. Thanks!

Big thanks to the Amazon Warehouse in Chester and the family of Lisa Clemmer for providing the gifts for our Family Gift Workshop this year!