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Free Christmas and holiday assistance Warren County Kentucky area.

Find free several holiday assistance programs in the Bowling Green Kentucky region. Find where to get free Christmas gifts or Toys for Tots applications, or get help from Angel Tree and Adopt a Family. Get holiday food baskets (including at Thanksgiving), free Christmas toys for kids, meals for the family and more. The free holiday programs cover the counties of Warren, Simpson, Edmonson, Butler, Barren, Hart, and Monroe.

Entire families as well as children can get help. There are a few main services in the region, and they include Toys for Tots for kids from age 0 to 15 as well as Angel Tree gifts. Both are available in all the counties. They  pass out toys, games, Legos, dolls, sporting goods, clothes and other Christmas gifts for free. Some charity agencies also serve meals to low income families. In addition, senior citizens that can make it to the store or a meal site, then volunteers may deliver Christmas or Thanksgiving meals to them.

Note the application periods will start weeks before the holidays. So charities in Bowling Green as well as other nearby counties (Warren, Butler, etc.) need time to process requests for free Christmas presents and other resources.

Salvation Army of Bowling Green area
Address is 401 W Main Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101. (270) 843-3485
The charity runs the Angel Tree program. It assists kids from birth to age 12. There are free gifts, toys, games, gift certificates, and other presents. There are also Christmas food boxes for the elderly or disabled, Thanksgiving turkey meals, and even limited financial aid.

  • Other Salvation Army centers and social services operate in the region and Kentucky. Single moms, people with no money and others can get free Xmas gifts, stocking stuffers and other help. More on Salvation Army assistance programs Kentucky.

Affordable Christmas - Hope House Ministries
Main location is 112 W 10th Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101. Main number is (270) 904-1200
This is a low cost store. Families, no matter their income, can shop there. The organization partners with family resource centers in Warren, Monroe, and other counties.

Toys for Tots programs of Southern Kentucky
Each county has their own intake number. Volunteers are also needed for this USMC program. Children under the age of 13 may be given free unwrapped toys at Christmas. There may be trucks for boys, dolls, video games, electronics, books, arts and rafts, and many other items passed out. Assistance can’t be combined with Angel Tree or other holiday programs.





  • Warren County families, including bowling Green, dial 270-562-0518 for toys for tots information.
  • Simpson County – Call 270-586-6082. It is run in partnership with the Franklin-Simpson Boys and Girls Club.
  • Monroe County – Residents can dial 270-487-5504. A sponsor is the 4H Teen Club.
  • Edmonson County – Telephone number is 270-597-8329
  • Butler County Family Resource Center offers toys, Christmas help and more. Dial 270-526-5660. Another option is Youth Services Center, call 270-999-2686.
  • Barren County Community Relief – Dial 270-561-9006.
  • Hart County only supports students and children at Caverna Independent Schools. The phone number is 270-773-4665.
  • Other information and applications are offered too. Register here as well.

Christ United Methodist Church
Location is 716 Cave Mill Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104. Dial (270) 842-4343
They have free food baskets, groceries, and holiday meals. Kids may be provided small stocking stuffers, candy, or small Xmas gifts.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul St. Joseph Conference
The location address is 1133 Adams St, Bowling Green, KY 42101. Call (270) 393-9800
The non-profit supports all of the greater Bowling Green-Warren County area. Low income and the working poor can be given help at Christmas. There will be clothes, food, toys, vouchers, hygiene products, and much more. Needy families with children can get help. Free food baskets, gifts, and more are provided.

Greenwood Park Church of Christ
1818 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104. Phone - 270-781-0700
A free food banks is on site. Holiday ingredients and food boxes.

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