Current and Past Online Fundraisers

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

Now through December 31st, we incur zero transaction fees if you donate via the QR code. Simply point your smart phone's camera at it, and magic! Otherwise, click the image to donate. Thank you!

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In-store Book Drive

New Hope Commons

Durham

Fundraiser complete.

Please watch for current year updates!

 

Fundraiser complete.

Please watch for updates!

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Online Book Drive

Fundraiser complete.

Please watch for current year updates!

 

Fundraiser complete.

Please watch for updates!

Support Christmas House

COVID-19 UPDATE:  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!

Once again, we find ourselves in a difficult situation, being committed to getting toys, coats, and books into the hands of local school children in need, but also being concerned for the safety of our volunteers and participants. While we will miss the energy, excitement, and crowds of the indoor Christmas House event, we feel it is best for all involved to focus our efforts on creating an enjoyable outdoor Christmas House 2021 Drive-thru for one more year.  

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!  

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Make a monetary donation

ZERO EFFORT

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.

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Make a toy or book donation

MINIMAL EFFORT

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. 

POSTPONED FOR 2021

Host an office Wish Tree

MODERATE EFFORT

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.

POSTPONED FOR 2021

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Host a home or office Toy Drive

FUN, MORE INVOLVED EFFORT

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!

2021 UPDATE: Instead of collecting toys, maybe collect donations from your friend or co-worker group.

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Purchase toys from our Amazon Wish List

FUN, MINIMAL EFFORT

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.

POSTPONED FOR 2021

Attend the annual

Pasta with Purpose

FUN, FULL-BELLY, DO-GOOD NIGHT!

Pasta with Purpose is an annual fundraising event held every November at the UNC Carolina Club. Join family and friends for pasta, wine, and dessert, while enjoying an evening with special guests.

 

All proceeds support the Christmas House Bikes Program.

POSTPONED FOR 2021

See you next year!

Thank you to our supporters, big and small!