Comfort and Joy
Comfort & Joy for the City
Celebrate the holidays by caring for your under-served neighbors!
Christmas Cookie Mix Jars
Deliver to church by December 9th
Prepare mason jars with cookie mix and add instructions for gifts to the residents of Solutions for Change
Deliver books to church by December 16th
Collect new books at your group to be used as gifts for students at San Diego Refugee Tutoring.
Sponsor A Family
Deliver gifts to church by December 16th
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.
Purchase Shoes for A Refugee Family
Deliver to church by December 16th
New shoes for a refugee translates into love—a way to show that we care about their well-being and thriving in San Diego. Find a tag at your church for more details.
Breaking & Entering at Solutions for Change
November 30th, 11:30am-4:00pm
Surprise a family living at Solutions for Change with an apartment decked out for the holidays and gifts awaiting them.
Cookie Decorating Party
December 13, 5:30-7:00pm
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.
Winter Festival with San Diego Refugee Tutoring
December 19th 1:00 pm – 3:00 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 provide prizes.
Family Welcome Center Thanksgiving and Christmas Events
November 24th 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
December 16th 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Help the Family Welcome Center in El Cajon with their Thanksgiving and Christmas events. Volunteers are needed to assist in set up & preparation, cleaning & closing and childcare during event.
Casa de Amistad Christmas Party
December 19th 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Attend Casa de Amistad’s annual Christmas party with their tutors and students. Join them as they enjoy crafts, food and Santa!
Tents, Sleeping Bags, Tarp Collection
Deliver to Redeemer Church through December 16th
As more than 6,000 people wait in Tijuana for their asylum claims to be processed by the U.S. government, there is a humanitarian crisis unfolding. Tents, sleeping bags, and tarps will be delivered to churches and shelters caring for these vulnerable people.