We have a comprehensive list of holiday wish lists related to each program. Examples of our holiday needs include: 


  • Host a holiday party for our neighbors at the Cottages

  • Bake cookies/holiday snacks

  • Host a Thanksgiving dinner for our neighbors at CityWalk@Akard

  • Sponsor an Angel from our TRAC Angel Tree

  • Make someone’s Christmas by putting together a gift basket

  • Help us stuff a stocking for each of our neighbors at Destination Home

  • Additional/most needed items: gift cards (Target, Walmart, food places, visa)

  • Help us decorate the Food Pantry for the holidays


If you would like to specifically host an event for any program, please contact Abbie Kauffman, Director of Development, or 214.303.2129.







  • Coats

  • Sweaters

  • Undershirts or plain t-shirts

  • Waterproof boots

  • Jeans

  • Rain Gear

  • Underwear (must be new)

  • Tennis shoes

  • Scarves and gloves

  • Blanket or sleeping bags

  • Pop up tents

  • Backpacks or rolling suitcases


  • Full-size shampoo & conditioner

  • Bar Soap/Body Wash

  • Toothbrushes & toothpaste

  • Deodorant

  • Razors

  • Lotion (cocoa butter preferred)

  • Towels

  • Wash cloths

  • Laundry pods

  • Dryer sheets

  • Laundry baskets


  • Meat (canned beef, chicken, pork, tuna fish etc.)

  • Basic Condiments (Salt, Pepper, Flour, Cooking Oil, Ketchup, Mustard, etc.)

  • Canned Vegetables and/ Fruit

  • Soups (Campbell’s, Tomato, Chicken, etc.)

  • Other canned items (chili, beans, etc.)

  • Non-perishable food items


  • Gift cards

  • Bus passes

  • Flashlights

  • Headphones

  • Slippers

  • Alarm clock radios

  • Scented candles

  • Candle warmers

  • Stress balls

  • Holiday decorations

  • Stockings

  • Games

  • Holiday foods- candy canes, apple cider, hot chocolate, candy



T: 214.303.2100


CitySquare 4000 East Side Dallas, Texas 75226

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