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Holiday Gift Giving Program
The Holiday Gift Giving Program provides gift assistance to eligible Bristol youth and families during the holiday season.
Sponsor A Child or Family
Make the holidays a little more merry and bright by sponsoring one or more local youth and/or families! Sponsors are provided a profile on participants that includes demographic information and special interests for shopping guidance. New and wrapped gifts should be provided for distribution by Monday, December 19, 2022.
Donate a Gift
Donate a new unwrapped gift for youth up to 18 years of age. How to donate a gift:
- Visit the Online Wishlist and have your gift shipped directly to BPRYCS (51 High St.)
- Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1st, drop off a donation at one of the collection boxes stationed around Bristol's local businesses.
- Participate in "Stuff-A-Cruiser" on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 at the Bristol Walmart from 10 AM to 2 PM (in partnership with the Bristol Police Department).
Looking for Assistance?
We're here for you! Income eligible families must apply to receive holiday assistance beginning Tuesday, November 1, 2022. Assistance Applications will be accepted November 1, 2022 through Friday, Dec. 5, 2022.
For those with no time or desire to shop, we also accept monetary donations to be used to purchase gifts on your behalf. Donations can be made payable to Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services and mailed or dropped off to the BPRYCS Main Office (51 High St.), attn: Holiday Gift Giving Program.
- Frequently Asked Questions
For more information and/or if you, your family, your company, or community group would like to be involved please visit www.BristolRec.com or reach out to Community Services Coordinator, Aubrey Minkler, at (860) 314 - 4690 or email@example.com (be sure to include "Holiday Program" in the subject line!)
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