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Wednesday, November 8th, 2023

2023 Holiday Giving List

This is the season of giving and Boulder County nonprofits need the support of our community to help make the holidays memorable for the clients, families, and youth they serve. If you are looking for ways to give back this holiday season, Social Venture Partners Boulder County has collected a list of local giving opportunities ranging from donation drives, giving trees, holiday fundraisers, and holiday volunteer opportunities. We hope that our Boulder County community will come together and support every one of these amazing organizations.


HomeAhead for the Holidays

In need of volunteers and in-kind donations to help recently housed individuals and families

Date: November 1 to December 15


Harvest of Hope Pantry

Hope Pantry Turkey Drive

Donate frozen turkeys, chickens or meatless options to help provide a traditional Thanksgiving meal to those in need

Date: November 10 to November 17


YWCA Boulder County

Persimmon Holiday Gift Drive

Collecting gift cards, new winter gear, toys, books and games for children ages newborn to 12 years old

Date: November 13 to December 8


Rise Against Suicide

Holiday Star Program

Give the gift of mental health to youth by sponsoring a therapy session

Date: November 15 to End of December


Community Food Share

Louisville Turkey Trot

Charitable Thanksgiving fun run benefiting Community Food Share

Date: Thursday, November 23


Longmont Rotary Club

Winter Warmth Coat Drive

Annual coat drive benefiting the OUR Center

Date:  Drop off donations by November 25


OUR Center

Community Market Holiday Wish List

Donate food and supplies to stock up OUR Center’s Community Market

Date: November and December


Sister Carmen Community Center

Holiday Food Donation Wish List

Donate food or host a holiday food drive to support families in East Boulder County

Date: November and December



Holiday Gifts, Holiday Cards and Holiday Meal Donations

Provide gifts, meals, and winter essentials for TGHTR youth program participants

Date: November and December


Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA)

Holiday Food Drive, Holiday Gift Room and Holiday Volunteer Needs

Support local families struggling to make ends meet

Date: Drop off Holiday Gift Room donations between November 27 and December 11



2023 Toy Shop

Donate toys, books, and bikes for BVSD families in need

Date: Donation drop off on December 2


A Precious Child

2023 Annual Toy and Gift Drive

Providing gifts to over 10,000 children. Donate gifts or host a toy drive.

Date: Donate by December 8


Community Cycles

Kids Holiday Bike Giveaway

Donate or join a volunteer team to help gift bikes to kids

Date: December 9 and December 16


Coal Creek Meals on Wheels

Holiday Gifts for Meals on Wheels Clients

Providing holiday gifts to all clients. Highest needed items are socks and blankets.

Date: Purchase items from Amazon Wishlist by December 15


Out Boulder County

2023 Youth Giving Tree Sign Up

2023 Youth Giving Tree Wish List

Support LGBTQ+ youth this holiday season by purchasing a gift or making a cash donation

Date: Donations needed by December 21


Recovery Café Longmont

Holiday Gift Drive

Collecting donations of grocery store gift cards and RTD regional bus passes for Café members

Date: Drop off donations by December 22


Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)

SPAN Wish List

Donate items from the wish list

Date: Ongoing donation need


Safe Shelter of St. Vrain

Wish List

Donate items from the wish list

Date: Ongoing donation need


Boulder Shelter for the Homeless

Opening of the Bluebbird Housing Complex

Donate household items to the new 40-unit housing project

Date: Donate by January 1, 2024

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