Comfort & Joy 2019

Comfort & Joy for the City

Celebrate the holidays by caring for your under-served neighbors!

Provide for a Celebration

Thanksgiving in a Box

Deliver to church by November 17th
Assemble a Thanksgiving dinner-in-a-box for the families at Solutions for Change

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Christmas Cookie Mix Jars

Deliver to church by December 8th
Prepare mason jars with cookie mix and add instructions for gifts to the residents of Solutions for Change

Book, Toy, & Gift Card Giveaway

Deliver books to church by December 15th
Collect new books, $10 toys, and gift cards to be used as gifts for students at San Diego Refugee Tutoring, A Step Beyond, and Casa de Amistad.

Sponsor a Family

Deliver gifts to church by December 15th
Want to bring joy to a family living in poverty? Partner with a family in need over the holiday season by purchasing basic needs and fun surprises for children and families in crisis who may not otherwise have the opportunity for a special celebration this year. Family information and gift ideas will be provided upon sign up. Groups may also donate $250 to provide gifts and food for a family. Questions? Come back for more information on November 24th or email [email protected]


Attend an Event

Breaking & Entering at Solutions for Change

December 3rd, 11:30am
Surprise a family living at Solutions for Change with an apartment decked out for the holidays and gifts awaiting them.

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Cookie Decorating Party

December 12th, 4:15-7:00pm
Decorate Christmas cookies with students at San Diego Refugee Tutoring. Join them during tutoring hours as they cut out and decorate cookies with sprinkles and icing.

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Winter Festival with San Diego Refugee Tutoring

December 17th 4:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Join students at Ibarra Elementary School as they enjoy a winter festival.  Students will have the opportunity to enjoy fun games, prizes, food, candy and a chance to see Santa.  Volunteers are needed to run booths and to distribute gifts.

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Casa de Amistad Christmas Party

December 17th 5:00 pm
Attend Casa de Amistad’s annual Christmas party with their tutors and students. Join them as they enjoy crafts, food and Santa!

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A Step Beyond’s Winter Festival

December 20th
Celebrate with the students at A Step Beyond during their Winter Festival.  Help with set up and clean up, gift distribution and serving food alongside others.

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Browse all opportunities on our volunteer portal

Thank you for helping under-served families celebrate the holidays!