Holiday Giving Program

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2021 Holiday Giving Program

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.

Adopt a Family:

There is still time to Adopt-a-Family this holiday season! Each client who needs support during the holidays works with an advocate to submit a wish list of specific needs and preferences. Donors that wish to adopt a family or individual person can reach out to us at (or call 352-377-5690) and let us know what size family you would like to adopt and we will match you!  We ask that "wishlists" be filled by December 13.  These items will be dropped off at our Outreach Office where we will wrap and distribute to the adopted family. 

*We do not accept wrapped presents. Please do not mail donations for an adopted family. 

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 utilized to fill wish list gaps for families in need.  Wrapping Supplies are always appreciated. We need all general donations by December 10. If you want to shop locally, we have included a list of highly requested items for your convenience.

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 items come from both our basic needs and holiday list and they will directly be used to support survivors.  Download the calendar today and start collecting your donations! We ask that we receive all Calendar items by December 10.
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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!?

We will keep this site updated on opportunities to help during the holidays. Because of the Covid Pandemic, we will assess our volunteer opportunities as the holidays approach. We have a limited number of volunteer wrapping slots between December 8 - 17 if you'd like to help, please sign up at HERE or email us at

If you have any questions at all about how to support our HGP, just email us at THANK YOU!!!