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Contact us to receive your very own group-specific donation link.


In-store Book Drive

New Hope Commons Location

5400 New Hope Commons, Durham

Nov 1st - Christmas Day

Couldn't be easier to donate a book or two! Purchase books from our curated list of needed books, or select your own special book or books to donate.



The Chapel Hill Carrboro Foodie Group generously collects donations to support the purchase of grocery gift cards to help address food insecurity. Git cards are  distributed to families at the ​Christmas House event.

Support Christmas House

Sadly, due to COVID-19, Christmas House did not place Wish Trees around town or collect toy donations last year, but THE EVENT WAS STILL A SUCCESS! This was thanks to the tremendous outpouring of donations from the community and local businesses who rallied behind our families in need. Thank you so much for your continued support!

In place of toys again this year, we will be giving away gift cards for each eligible child in each participating family household. Of course, we will continue to also distribute new books and a new coat to each child, as well. Your support is needed now more than ever so we can meet this demand. Thank you!  


Make a monetary donation


It takes a tremendous budget to procure the thousands of toys, books, coats, and bikes it takes to make Christmas House the incredible event it is.


Please consider an a one-time or recurring annual donation online or by check to PO Box 3543, Chapel Hill, NC 27515. 

Don't forget to ask if your employer has a Corporate Matching Giving Fund.


Donate a book or toy


Christmas House donors and volunteers collect, purchase, and sort thousands of new toys, books, and coats every year.

You can drop off a new, unwrapped gift at any one of our community Wish Trees located around town. 


Host an office Wish Tree


A Wish Tree is a festive holiday tree decorated with bear ornaments that describe the age of a child in need. Donors select a bear ornament, purchase a new book or toy, leave in the collection box by the tree.


Be one of the many local businesses hosting a community Wish Tree. You can find them in places like, Flyleaf Bookstore, Open Eye Cafe, Carr Mill Mall, University Place, and many more. Contact us for more details.


Host a home or office Toy Drive


What better way to enjoy time during the holidays with family, friends, and co-workers than by collecting toys for children in need. It's a win-win for everyone!

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Purchase toys from our Amazon Wish List


It couldn't be any easier to shop for Christmas House donations than selecting a toy or two from our soon to be shared Amazon Wish List. This is a carefully and thoughtfully curated list of toys and books based specifically on the ages and numbers of children we serve. 

Please also shop using Amazon Smile and selecting  Christmas House Inc. as the recipient of your donations. Directions here.


Attend the annual

Pasta with Purpose


Pasta with Purpose is an annual fundraising event held every November at the The Carolina Club on the UNC Campus. Join family and friends for a bottomless pasta and dessert buffet, wine, and great company, while enjoying an evening with special guests.


All proceeds support the Christmas House Bikes Program.

Wednesday, Nov. 16th, 5-7 pm

Seatings on the half hour.

Carolina Club (UNC Alumni Center)

150 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill

Cost: $14 per person

$11 goes to Christmas House

Reservations: 919-962-1101


See you there!

Thank you to our supporters, big and small!

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