Fort Bend County Texas area free holiday and Christmas assistance.
Low income families and struggling households in Fort Bend County can get assistance during the Christmas and Thanksgiving holidays. There are programs including Toys for Tots, Angel Tree, Adopt a Family (all of which give out free Christmas gifts or toys) as well as free food baskets and meal programs, including Thanksgiving turkeys. Find how and where to apply at for help below so that children can get free Christmas toys as well as families gifts or food baskets.
A number of charities and non-profits partner together as part of the Fort Bend County Collaborative Information System to provide free Christmas gifts, toys, gift cards, clothing and more. Social Services also helps the elderly, disabled, and low income during the holidays. There are also pantries and soup kitchens for Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, churches, Salvation Army holiday programs and several others. A list of resources for Christmas and/or Thanksgiving help is below.
Toys for Tots in Fort Bend County
Many companies, non-profits, and municipal agencies participate, including Sugar Land Fire Department, Rotary Clubs, Wal-Mart, Fort Bend Exchange and others. They collect new toys, Christmas gifts, financial donations, clothes and more. All of the items are given to qualified low income children under the age of 18 down to infant age. The application period is usually in September or October. Apply here. https://stafford-tx.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx?nPageID=100&nPreviewInd=200&nRedirectInd=3
Salvation Army Fort Bend County holiday programs
They operate Angel Tree and other programs. Get Easter Baskets, free Thanksgiving turkey dinners, or Christmas food. As far as Christmas, free presents are for kids. Volunteers also visit the elderly in nursing homes and serve free hot meals or dinners to the homeless. Find more details on free Salvation Army programs Fort Bend County.
FBCCIS - Fort Bend County Collaborative Information System affiliated organizations. Almost 20 non-profits, housing authorities and charities participate. The assistance program is known as Santa Claus is Coming. It helps children under the age of 15. Free Christmas clothes, games, gift cards, tablets, shoes, toy trucks and dolls and other items are offered. Call 211 to apply. Children can also meet Santa Claus and they run the Santa’s Exchange program too.
Christ Church Sugar Land
Address is: 3300 Austin Pkwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Phone: (281) 980-6888
They offer a service called Gifts for the Christ Child. It is similar to Adopt a Family. There is also a food pantry, personal hygiene items and clothing bank. They also have a Christmas party.
Fort Bend County Social Services
They are involved in giving out Christmas gifts and free toys. Much of the assistance is for families who are on TANF cash aid or living in poverty. There are multiple offices. Get shoes, games, books, toys and other Christmas gifts for kids. Call 281-344-6116.
- Rosenberg Annex, 4520 Reading Rd Rosenberg, TX 77471
- Missouri City Annex, 307 Texas Pkwy, #235 Missouri City, Texas 77459
East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry
Location is 435 Stafford Run Rd
Stafford, Texas 77477
For information call (281) 261-1006
The programs include a food pantry, financial aid and thrift store. Feeding baskets, groceries, Christmas toys, games, ingredients for holiday meals and more.
Katy Christian Ministries
5504 First Street
Katy, TX 77493
Assistance programs include Santa sleigh for Christmas gifts, Red Apple for school supplies and more. There are groceries for holidays, personal toiletries, small stocking stuffers and other items.
Rosenberg- Richmond Helping Hands
902 Collins Rd
Richmond, TX 77469
Main intake number is (281) 232-4904
Free food (including at holidays), clothes, and emergency funds. They mostly cover western Fort Bend County. They also operate Christmas present programs for the low income, single mothers and unemployed among others.
Fort Bend County SVDP - St. Vincent de Paul Society
Parish address is 5356 11th Street
Katy, TX 77493
For information, phone number is 281-391-1540