Oklahoma County and regional free Christmas and holiday assistance programs.
The Oklahoma City area has several charities and churches that provide help at the holidays. Organizations provide everything from free Christmas toys or presents to holiday meals or food baskets. There is assistance, including food or gifts, available at Thanksgiving and Easter too in OKC. There are free holiday programs in Oklahoma City, Canadian, Cleveland, Logan, Pottawatomie, and Grady County. Examples of what may be provided to registered families are below, including Toys for Tots and Angel Tree.
- Donations are used from local businesses, churches, and volunteers to fund these resources.
- What may be available at Christmas in the Oklahoma City area includes games, free presents, stocking, toys, clothing, and gift certificates.
- Meals, including free turkey dinners in Oklahoma City, may be served at some holidays, including Thanksgiving, Easter, or Christmas.
- Staff will often refer the family or individual to long term financial aid as well, so they have more support in the future.
- Many churches in Oklahoma City and the county provide free Xmas help including food boxes, toys, games, financial help and more. They are charities that help the poor no matter their religion. More on church charities near you.
When registering for a holiday assistance program offered by a charity, proof of income, residency, age, and more information is needed. Any gifts are usually provided first come and served, and the application process for Christmas assistance does start early.
Where to apply for free Christmas help in OKC area
Skyline Urban Ministry
Location is 500 SE 15th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73129. Main Phone - (405) 632-2644
They run the Christmas Grace adopt a family program. Gifts are purchased by the community for a child. Parents are then able to pick the toys and even food baskets up from the Christmas Store.
The Christmas Connection - Sharing tree
825 NW 24th St, Moore, OK 73160. For information, call (405) 634-2006 or (405) 634-2006
They operate in all counties in Central Oklahoma, including Canadian, Cleveland, and others. There is a store in which people can shop for toys, clothing, and holiday items or even school supplies. There may be clothing, shoes, stocking, small presents for Christmas morning and more. One particular day is also for senior citizens in the region, which allows them to get the help and joy at Christmas that they so readily deserve.
Regional Oklahoma City and Central part of state Toys for Tots
The Marines of Rocket Battery work on this program with local volunteers and charities. It is offered in all six counties indicated above. Children and infants can get new toys, based on donation levels. Games, books, clothes, electronics, bikes, tablets, matchbox cars and many other items may be passed out. Call 405-737-7883. Or apply here. https://okc.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/request-toys.aspx
Salvation Army Centers
There are several in the region. They operate programs such as Angel Tree and Adopt a Family, among many others. Thanksgiving turkeys and Christmas meals may be served. For working poor families as well as seniors or the disabled that qualify, both Christmas assistance and other long term social services are available from the non-profit.
There are also free Christmas toys, gifts, presents, gift cards and more. Learn more on Salvation Army Oklahoma free holiday assistance programs.
- Shawnee site has a phone number of 405-275-2243.
- 6601 Broadway Ext STE 300, Oklahoma City, OK 73116 The main intake number is (405) 254-1100
- Salvation Army of Muskogee is at 615 S. Main. Phone 918-682-3384.
- 1001 N Pennsylvania Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73107. Telephone - (405) 246-1100
- Cleveland County center is based at 318 E. Hayes Street, Norman, Oklahoma 73070-1092. Phone 405-364-9910.
- In the city, there is another site at 5301 N. Meridian. Main number is (405) 789-3202
- Nowata Salvation Army is at 309 E. Delaware. Call 918-273-2327
A Very Giving Christmas - Catholic Charities
Various charities in Oklahoma County partner on this service. There is holiday help, including free Christmas gifts, toys, books, and presents for children. Sunbeam Family Services also participates. Donations from the Oklahoma City are help children, Spanish speaking kids, the low income and others with Christmas. More on Catholic Charities assistance programs Oklahoma County.
The charity is at 825 NW 24th Street, Moore, Oklahoma 73160. Call 405-634-2006
Multiple counties are supported by this program. Cleveland and Oklahoma County, Canadian, and nearby low income families can apply for the Christmas Connection. There may be free presents, shoes, clothes, games, electronics, and other Christmas items. Another major focus is on giving free, warm winter clothes to kids and elderly in OKC, including during Christmas.
City Rescue Mission
800 W California Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73106. Main phone - (405) 232-2709
Free Christmas and other holiday help, such as at Easter, is for the homeless and people in extreme poverty. Children may be given a small gift, and there are meals, clothing, and hygiene items. Men, veterans, domestic abuse survivors, and others often ask for holiday assistance.
Red Andrews Christmas Dinner
1 Myriad Gardens, Oklahoma City, OK 73102. Call 405-886-2886
This takes place one day per year. Thousands of families, seniors, and others receive a free Christmas meal. In many cases, young children will get a gift as well. Families may be given a food bag to take home too.
Upward Transitions Travelers Aid
Address is 1134 W Main Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73106. Call (405) 232-5507
They mostly offer holiday help (Thanksgiving, Christmas meals and free small gifts as well as clothes) to people passing through the region - travelers or the homeless in the OK city region.
Citizens Caring For Children
730 W Wilshire Creek Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK 73116. Telephone - (405) 753-4099
Seasonal programs are run. They can help the low income at Christmas, provide counseling, holiday baskets of food and items to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner, and more. All of this is based on the generous donations of the community.
Del City Church of Christ
1901 Vickie Drive, Del City, OK 73115. Phone - 405-672-1311
A free Christmas store is on site. Low income parents, or single moms or dads, with kids from birth to age 18 can get free Christmas presents, gifts or toys.
The charity is at 5751 E Reno, Midwest City, OK 73110. Call 405-737-2010
Free free Christmas or Thanksgiving food baskets, or small gifts, call the charity. They are a Toys for Tots partner in the region. Children, teens and infants, including those from substance abuse or homeless households in OKC, can get free Christmas gifts, toy trucks, board or video games, books, clothes and more.
Eastside Church of Christ
Address is 916 S Douglas Blvd, Midwest City, OK 73130. Main phone - (405) 732-0393
They are a Toys for Tots partner in the region. Children, teens and infants, including those from substance abuse or homeless households in OKC, can get free Christmas gifts, toy trucks, board or video games, books, clothes and more.
4300 North MacArthur Blvd, Warr Acres, OK 73122. Application number is 405-787-4200
Free Christmas assistance is only for areas around the parish, in Oklahoma City.
Cross and Crown Mission
Address is 1008 N McKinley, Oklahoma City, OK 73106. Phone - 405-232-7696
They operate a food pantry and soup kitchen. Free groceries for the holidays (Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas), maybe small stocking stuffers for kids and other help. Assistance is in both English and Spanish.
St Francis Catholic Church
Mailing address is 1901 Nw 18th, Oklahoma City, OK 73106. Phone - (405) 528-0485
Holiday meals, presents, meat, Christmas parties and more are for the vulnerable in the parish area.
Community Action Agency of Oklahoma City / County
They offer referrals to Christmas programs. Other services are provided to, such as information on government benefits, clothing for work, and more.
TFI Family Connections
They only help kids in the foster system. The address is 5350 S Western Ave #200, Oklahoma City, OK 73109. Foster parents that need help can dial (866) 543-9810.
Children, teens, and kids in the foster system can get help (as well as their parents). There is free holiday assistance at Xmas, Easter, Thanksgiving and year round. Whether it is clothes, food, birthday or Christmas toys, or something else, the non-profit TFI assists.