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‘A Very Giving Christmas’ still in need of donations as deadline looms

OKLAHOMA CITY – A pair of local organizations is asking for help to make Christmas bright for families in need.

Sunbeam Family Services and Catholic Charities Oklahoma City are partnering this holiday season to host ‘A Very Giving Christmas.’ 

The program helps provide presents for 600 families in need.

Participants do volunteer work in the community and receive ‘Santa Bucks’ in return, which they can spend at St. Nick’s Shoppe. Inside the shop, donated toys and other items fill the shelves.

Even though the deadline is close, organizers say they are still in need of donations.

Right now, organizers say they are in need of kids bikes, Legos, helmets and gifts for teenagers. Cash donations are also being accepted.

Click here for a full list of needed items.

Drop off locations will be open on Dec. 8 and Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Valliance Bank Tower, located at 1601 NW Expressway and Leadership Square, 211 N Robinson.

The boxes are located at the main entrance at the Valliance Bank Tower and in the center of the atrium at Leadership Square.

 

You can also drop off donations at KFOR  and Sunbeam Family Services main office, located 1100 NW 14th St.