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Holiday Giving Program

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2022 Holiday Giving Program Overview

It's that time of year again! Our annual Holiday Giving Program will be kicking off in November. Last year, with the help of community supporters, we were able to brighten the holidays for over 150 families!  We have different ways for you to support our Holiday Giving Program. Pick the one that fits you! All donors will be sent a letter of thanks as well as a receipt for tax purposes. We have extended the Holiday donation drop off to December 16th. Please email us at and let us know your drop-off plans. *Please note that all gifts should be dropped off UNWRAPPED!

Adopt a Family:

Each client who needs support during the holidays works with a Peaceful Paths advocate to submit a wish list of specific needs and preferences for their family. We then match clients with donors wishing to adopt a family. 


If you are interested in adopting a family, please reach out to us at (or call 352-377-5690) and let us know what size family you would like to support and we will match you!  We ask that Adopt a Family donations be dropped off unwrapped to us no later than December 16 to our Outreach Office where we will wrap and distribute to the adopted family. Our Outreach Office is located at 2100 NW 53rd Ave, Suite A, Gainesville, FL 32653.

General Donations:

Another way to participate in our Holiday Giving Program is to shop on our general Amazon Holiday Wish List today! We have recently updated the Amazon Wishlist to reflect our high-demand items. These items will used to fill wish list gaps for families in need.  Wrapping Supplies are always appreciated. We need all general donations by December 16

As a reminder, if purchasing on Amazon, please use and select Peaceful Paths as your preferred organization. Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchase back to your preferred non-profit.

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High Demand Items
Click Image to download shopping list!

Pay it Forward Calendar:
Back by popular demand, the Pay it Forward Giving Calendar is back. This is a fun way for a family, business, or group to collect high need items that we have listed on our calendar. These high need items come from both our basic needs and holiday wish lists and will be used to directly support survivors. Download the calendar today and start collecting your donations! We ask that we receive all Calendar items by December 16.
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Monetary Donations:

If you'd like to make a monetary donation to support our Holiday Giving Program, or a general donation that can be utilized to provide safe housing, programing and services for survivors, please click below. If you want your dollars to go toward the Holiday Giving Program, please make a note of that in the notes field.  Every dollar helps us to fulfill our mission to save lives and create change.

Interested in Volunteering to help wrap presents at Peaceful Paths!?

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