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Free holiday and Christmas assistance Hillsborough County New Hampshire.

Find where Hillsborough County residents can get free Christmas and holiday help, including Thanksgiving meals. Low-income families, seniors and struggling people can get everything from free Christmas toys to gift certificates, holiday food baskets, meals, turkey dinners and presents for children. Find free Christmas and holiday help in Hillsborough County NH, including Nashua and Manchester.

There are a few seasonal programs, including Angel Tree, Adopt a Family and Toys for Tots, that combine donations and the generosity of the community to help less fortunate children and senior citizens. Kids can get Legos, Barbie dolls, video or educational games, toy trucks, arts or crafts, sporting goods, clothes and more.

Other items at Christmas in the Hillsborough County NH area range from hot meals served at local churches to a delivery service for the homebound. In some cases, while much more limited, gift cards may be passed out so parents, including single moms, can buy a present for their child.

Every Hillsborough County New Hampshire agency has a formal application process. The applicant will need proof of residency, income, and other information in order to have any opportunity to qualify for free Christmas help. Assistance is also only for people in the specific town or city.

Greenfield Congregational Covenant Church
Address is 12 Depot Drive, Greenfield, NH 03047. Telephone number is (603) 547-3626
Volunteers from the church collect donated goods and pass them out to struggling parents with children.

Nashua Soup Kitchen
Address: 2 Quincy St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060. Dial (603) 889-7770
The homeless may get a hot holiday meal, including Turkey dinner. Shelter and warm blankets may also be passed out during the holidays. Kids may be given small Xmas gifts, games, books and other small Christmas items.

Share Outreach, Inc.
Main office is at 1 Columbus Avenue, Milford, NH 03055. Phone (603) 673-9898
The holiday program from SHARE may have small gifts, stocking suffers, gifts, and more to income qualified families.




Salvation Army Centers
They offer Adopt a Family programs. Senior Bells can also help the elderly in the southern NH area. Free toys, games, Christmas meals, Angel Tree applications, and presents are combined with case management services in Hillsborough County. There are also free Thanksgiving turkey dinners or meals.

  • Salvation Army location in Nashua is at 1 Montgomery Ave, Nashua, NH 03060. Call (603) 889-5151.
  • Another site is at 121 Cedar St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03101. Call (603) 627-7013
  • Other locations are in the region too. More on Salvation Army Hillsborough County free holiday assistance.

Community Church Of New Boston
2 Meetinghouse Hill Rd, New Boston, NH 03070. Call (603) 487-2160
Senior citizens can also get a hot holiday meal.

Free Toys for Tots in Nashua County
This is a regional assistance programs that is run by non-profits, social services, and charities. Children, teenagers and infants can get free Christmas gifts. Items such as books, video games, legos, clothes, sneakers, boots, bikes and more. Apply here.

Catholic Charities
There are several churches in the county including Nashua and city of Manchester. They have social services for the poor, unemployed and immigrants. There are free holiday programs including at Christmas and Thanksgiving. Toys, clothes, gift certificates and holiday parties. More on Catholic Charities Hillsborough County.

Front Door Agency
Address 7 Concord St., Nashua, NH 03064. Dial (603) 886-2866
Working with partners such as Church of the Good Shepherd, the non-profit runs the Santa Fund as well as Christmas Holiday Adopt-a-Family Program for children. Meals, snacks, vouchers, and more are available to families in poverty.





Southern New Hampshire Rescue Mission
Location is 40 Chestnut Street, Nashua, NH 03061. Phone - (603) 889-3421
The homeless can get help. Hot meals (at Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas) along with clothes, blankets, and some small Christmas presents for homeless parents with kids.

Pelham Town Office
6 Village Green, Pelham, New Hampshire 03076. Phone: (603) 635-8233
Town residents can seek a free Thanksgiving or Christmas meal. Volunteers prepare them based on donations from the region.

Tolles St Mission
Location is 52 Whitney St, Nashua, NH 03064. Phone: (603) 880-4984
The charity has a major focus on the homeless and unemployed as well as single moms. Free toys, gift cards for food at Wal-Mart, blankets, presents and others goods.

St. Marie Roman Catholic Parish
Food pantry address is 378 Notre Dame Ave, Manchester, NH 03102. Dial (603) 622-4615
Free groceries, including for holidays for low income families.

SDA Manchester Hispanic church
37 Back River Rd, Bedford, NH 03110. Call (603) 623-8718
A major focus is on helping immigrants, Spanish speakers, and newcomers to the region. Get cultural holiday meals, applications in Spanish for Christmas gifts, toys, games, and more.

Iglesia Faro De Luz Asambleas De Dios Lighthouse Church
Main address is 150 Dow St, Manchester, NH 03101. Phone: (978) 398-2001
They help low-income people, with a focus on migrant workers and immigrants. Apply for Christmas, Thanksgiving, or Easter food baskets, presents for children, holiday parties and other aid.

  • Another option is Casa De Oración Iglesia Pentecostal at 105 Faltin Dr, Manchester, NH 03103. Telephone: (603) 782-8221

Greenfield Town Office
They only help town residents. Address is 7 Sawmill Rd, Greenfield, NH 03047. Call (603) 547-2782
Programs include Town welfare as well as Toys for Tots. Kids from the town, from low-income/unemployed families, can register for free Christmas presents, gifts, food and more.

Additional free Christmas, Thanksgiving, and holiday help
There are other churches, charities, and even government agencies in southern New Hampshire and Hillsborough County. They may serve hot meals (including turkey dinners) or give out free Christmas trees to low income households, presents, decorations for a tree or stocking stuffers.

A wide range of free holiday programs may be offered for low income families, the elderly, disabled and others from their food pantries as well as social services. Hillsborough County residents can receive free Christmas toys. There may also be games, essential items such as winter boots, books, and other goods.

  • Cornerstone Baptist Church, 651 Mast Rd., Manchester New Hampshire, 03102. Call (603) 647-1980 for information on Toys for Tots of Adopt a Family in Manchester region.
  • Agape Ministries Servants, 80 Bean Rd., Moultonborough, NH 03254. Call (603) 677-6826
  • Gate Way Baptist Church, 115 Main St, Nashua, NH 03060. For applications, dial (603) 438-0009
  • Seventh Day Adventist, Address: 37 Back River Rd., Hillsborough, New Hampshire 03110. Phone 603-623-8718
  • Gospel Baptist Church is at 52 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101. Call (603) 624-2537 for information on free food, games, books and other presents for children or the elderly.
  • YMCA of Downtown Manchester - 30 Mechanic St, Manchester, NH 03101. Dial (603) 623-3558





Northwest Elementary School
Only students from the school. Location is 300 Youville Street, Manchester, NH 03102. Call (603)624-6321
Thanksgiving turkey dinner (with all the fixings) and they offer an Adopt a Family Christmas toy program too.

Tower of Toys in Manchester NH
(603) 935-8121
This is a donation service that tries to help hundreds of families per year. Corporations, charities, individuals all donate money or gifts, which are then given to low income families with children. There may be arts and crafts, sporting equipment, Hot wheels or legos, gift cards, books and more passed out.


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