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Thanksgiving Food Basket
2018 distribution date is Tuesday, November 20. Any neighbor in need is eligible to participate in the Thanksgiving Food Distribution. The zip code limit that generally applies to our pantry will not be in place for these distributions. You do not need to sign up in advance.
Please bring a photo ID on the day of the distribution.
Christmas Food Baskets
2018 distribution date is Friday, December 21. Any neighbor in need is eligible to participate in the Christmas Food Distribution. The zip code limit that generally applies to our pantry will not be in place for these distributions. You do not need to sign up in advance. Please bring photo ID the day of the distribution.
St. Xavier Food Basket Program
This program provides a Christmas food basket delivery to families in need around the city.
The baskets are being distributed this year on December 8-9.
Coat distributions for our neighbors in need happen in the winter. You must bring ID for yourself and all other family members receiving a coat. All distributions run from 9 am to noon.
- Saturday, November 10 - Elder High School
- Saturday, December 1 - Carl H. Lindner YMCA West End
- Saturday, January 5 - Saint Ursula Academy
Toy and Gift Programs
To participate in these programs you must sign up in advance (September 2018) and be selected. Signing up does not guarantee you a spot, and priority is not given on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Angel Toy Program
Families are eligible every two years for the Angel Toy Program. Everyone receiving gifts must be a household member.
Families are invited to bring their children to 1125 Bank St. for the event. Parents will choose 2 - 3 toys for each child under the age of 14. There will be holiday crafts, pictures with Santa and other activities for the children.
The 2018 Angel Toy event takes place Saturday, December 15.
Christmas Together Program
Families are eligible every three years for the Christmas Together program. Everyone receiving gifts must be a household member.
Chosen families will be matched with a sponsor and submit a Christmas wish list, and brought together this year on Saturday, December 8.