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The 34th Annual Celebration of Giving is here

 

Children's Fund's 34th Annual Celebration of Giving is here, running from November 28 - December 16, 2022. This is your opportunity to show a child that they are cared for during this holiday season. Below, you can find details about giving, as well as various materials to print out, including our gift tags, flyers, and more.

Together, we can provide gifts to foster and other vulnerable youth in our community.

Wishing you all very happy holidays.

- Children's Fund

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Toy Requests for the 34th Annual Celebration of Giving are now open until December 2nd.

If you are a nonprofit organization, please complete the 1) toy request form, including your 501(c)3 Tax ID number for verification, as well as the 2) toy request accountability form (must keep in Excel-do not convert to pdf) and email both completed forms to COG@childrensfund.org.

 

While Children’s Fund will do our very best to meet all the needs, please know that there is no guarantee that you will receive toys.

If you have any questions, please contact Betty at betty@childrensfund.org.

Want to Volunteer?

If you are interested in volunteering for this year's Celebration of Giving, please sign up here.

Please fill out our volunteer waiver and email the completed waiver to andrea@childrensfund.org.

Download our volunteer 
parking map.

Nov. 28 - Dec. 16

Ways to Give

1.

Gift Donations

Children's Fund will provide you with downloadable gift tags with age-appropriate gift ideas.  Email the tags at work, to friends, or even display them on your holiday tree.  Ask your family, co-workers, organization, or teams you have joined to get into the spirit of giving.  Or, have a Virtual Holiday Party and ask for gift donations, giving hope for brighter tomorrows. To learn more or request printed posters, contact Children's Fund at 909.379.0000.

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Download: 

2022 Celebration of Giving Materials

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Toy Drop-Off is November 28 - December 16, 2022 on Mondays from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Additional times are available by appointment. Call 909.379.0000 or email COG@childrensfund.org to schedule.

​​Gift Drop-off  Location

1140 E. Cooley Ave.  | San Bernardino, CA

From Cooley Ave., enter the 4th driveway on the right. We are behind the building to the right. Look for the loading dock and Children's Fund banner.

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Shop our Amazon Wish Lists​

Make shopping for toys for the children easy by purchasing from Amazon and shipping directly to us.  It's a safe alternative to shopping in person during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

Be sure to select "This is a Gift" when purchasing and in the "gift tag" please provide us with your name and address.  Otherwise, we have no way of knowing who shipped us the gifts and we won't know who to thank. 

 

Please ship to Children's Fund, 348 W. Hospitality Lane, #110, San Bernardino, CA 92408.

Also, be sure to shop with Amazon Smile and the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible smile.amazon.com purchases to us when you select "Children's Fund Incorporated" as your charity of choice.

Wish List for Children Ages 6 – 8                Wish List for Teens

Make a Monetary Donation

Sometimes, providing cash is just the easiest option.  With the partnerships Children's Fund has with many retail outlets, we are able to stretch your monetary donations.  No gift is too small. 

 

Inspire a child with a cash gift as little as $10—a gift of $500 will provide gift cards for 20 teens — the sky is the limit!

 

Make a donation using the form below, or send a check to our office.  

 

Children's Fund provides a gift card to every foster youth in San Bernardino County ages 13-19.  This amounts to an expense of over $40,000 each year.   You could help us put a smile on a teen's face by providing $25 gift cards to Target or Walmart. 

 

Please ship gift cards or checks to Children's Fund, 348 W. Hospitality Lane, #110, San Bernardino, CA 92408.

​On behalf of the children we serve – THANK YOU for your generous act of kindness this holiday season!

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Children's Fund has been collecting holiday gifts for vulnerable children for over 34 years!  Because of your generous donations, we gave over 64,639 gifts to children in our local communities last year, showing them that we care and they were not forgotten.

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