Holiday Giving in Irving-Las Colinas

Tis the season of giving! Please help the community and those in need during this season through our holiday giving guide. For opportunities to give back and support others, read below to learn more on ways to stay connected and be involved.

Irving Salvation Army

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The due date to adopt an angel from the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree may have passed, but you may still purchase items for forgotten angels through this link. You can also assist by sorting gifts for angel tree recipients and ring bells for the Red Kettle campaign. For either, please contact Carol Boyer, cboyer@irvingtexas.com.

Irving Police and Fire Blue Christmas

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Help brighten the holiday season for families in need through the Irving Police and Fire Blue Christmas program. You can provide support by donating through PayPal, their Amazon smile program or donating toys or food. For more information, click here.

Irving Cares

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Irving Cares provides focused assistance for Irving residents to address a financial crisis.  To provide a food donation to families and children in need, please visit Irving Cares’ virtual food drive. Individual items or whole meals are needed.  Learn more ways to give by contributing funds, time, corporate grants, or in-kind donations here.

Irving Schools Foundation

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75% of Irving ISD students face food insecurity. To overcome the need,, Irving Schools Foundation founded the Food for Thought program. This program collects food donations and assembles food bags for students in need year-round. Just $5 provides 7 meals for one student. Click here to make an online contribution or contact Irving Schools Foundation at isf@irvingisd.net or 972-600-5018 to schedule a time to drop off shelf stable food items.

Family Promise of Irving

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Family Promise of Irving is a non-profit organization that assists children and their families who have lost or are at risk of losing their housing. The organization helps those in need to regain self-sufficiency by providing food, shelter, community resources, and encouragement through a network of volunteers. Family Promise of Irving currently needs volunteers to serve meals, Day Center volunteers to answer phones, gift cards for personal care items and volunteers to help move graduating families into new housing. Contact Teri Petty at teri.petty@familypromiseirving.org to explore volunteer opportunities.

Crisis Ministries of Irving

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Crisis Ministries assists individuals and families in crisis by meeting basic needs. They are a 100% volunteer organization that has served Irving for over 30 years. You can volunteer in a variety of ways or donate food, clothing and other household items. Click here to learn more.

Level Pathways

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Level Pathways was established to provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment in which homeless youth attending high school can live, learn, graduate and develop into productive citizens.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ To contribute, donate through PayPal, Amazon Smile or donate your time by volunteering. Click here to learn more.

The Main Place

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The Main Place provides new clothing and personal items for homeless teens, families in need, victims of domestic violence and victims of natural disasters. Click here to donate monetarily. You can donate gently used and new clothing along with personal items as well, call 972-252-4082 to confirm donation location and times.

Many Helping Hands

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Many Helping Hands not only provides hot meals to the homeless they also provide clothing, hygiene items, coats, blankets, and other seasonal items. If you would like to volunteer with Many Helping Hands, please contact sheilaslade2015@gmail.com or lanellmcdowell@yahoo.com. Click here to donate monetarily.

Irving Family Advocacy Center

The Irving Family Advocacy Center provides free counseling, victim services and help navigating the legal system for anyone who lives, works or attends school in Irving. Donations to the FAC help fund new and expanded programs, furnishings and building improvements, and staff positions not funded fully by federal, state or local grants. Contact the Irving Family Advocacy Center via phone at 972-721-6521 to make a contribution. You can also consider buying an item off of their Amazon wishlist to help meet the needs of their staff and community. Click here to view their Amazon wishlist.