Take some time to focus on what’s left after all the gifts have been bought and lights have been strung this holiday season. The true joys of this time of the year come from the selfless act of giving, and what better way to give back than in your own community! Follow this guide to give the gift of love, comfort, and cheer…because everyone deserves to experience the happiness of the holiday season!
Holiday Donations to Kentucky Children’s Hospital
Prepare to make the holiday season just a little brighter for kids at the Kentucky Children’s Hospital! It’s difficult having loved ones in the hospital, especially during the holiday season. You have the ability to help take the financial burden off of some of these families in such a hard time by dropping off a donation to KCH. Visit their website here to to find out more about drop off times, and to check out their wish list!
Good Giving Challenge by the BlueGrass Community Foundation
Give the MOST by participating in the 9th annual GoodGiving Challenge, co-sponsored by the BlueGrass Community Foundation. Starting December 3rd at 9 am, you are able to choose from 110 local nonprofits to give to! That’s a lot of giving that means a whole lot more! You even have the option to fundraise for a certain nonprofit as well! Get to giving and find out more information on all the places to donate here!
Ronald McDonald House Wishlist
The Ronald McDonald House provides housing for families with a child in a nearby hospital. This amazing program could not function without the help of people like you in the surrounding Lexington community. Donate items from their wishlist to help out some of the most deserving families, and wish them the warmest regards this holiday season! Check out their website here to take a look at the items they’re accepting for donation now!
Toy and Coat Drive for The Nest
The Nest’s Reindeer Express event provides an abundance of toys, art supplies, books, and winter wear to kids for the holidays! Get ready to brighten these children’s’ holiday season, and visit their website here to find out how to donate!
Firefighter Toy Program
Give back through the ones who provide so much for our city: The Lexington Fire Department! The Lexington Fraternal Order of Firefighters is accepting toy donations in multiple locations, as well as larger, household donations. Take part in the 88th year this program has been assisting families of Fayette County, and find more information on donation items and locations here!
Lexington Humane Society
Help out some furry friends this season and make food or monetary donations to the Lexington Humane Society–because dogs and cats have wish lists too! Visit their website here to help these animals feel the same love and cheer your pets receive during the holiday season!
Salvation Army Angel Tree
O Angel Tree, O Angel Tree! Help make someone’s Christmas dream come true by picking up an Angel Tree card at one of the multiple locations with a Salvation Army Angel Tree in Lexington! Head on over to their website here to find a location to grab a card before December 8th, and find out other ways to volunteer!
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