Ready to Adopt a Family for Christmas?

    Ready to Adopt a Family for Christmas?

    October 25, 2022

    The Center for Service & Social Justice (CSSJ) has accepted the challenge of finding donors for 40 family members from six separate families who have registered for assistance through the annual Catherine McAuley Center’s Adopt a Family Program.

    If you are interested in participating, please contact In your email response, please specify the number of people you wish to purchase gifts for this year. The families include adult parents, in addition to children of varying ages.

    Want to participate in the Adopt a Family Christmas program?

    • Purchase gifts for the family member(s). You may use their wish list or buy something of your choice. The agency has provided a wish list and clothing size for each person. We ask that you spend about $100 per person.

    • Wrap your gifts, or send in a gift bags, and put a tag on each item with the person's name and assigned number that you received with the wish list and details.

    Drop your gifts off in the CSSJ office, DeNaples 205B no later than Friday, Dec. 9 at 12 p.m. CSSJ student workers will deliver the gifts the following Monday, Dec. 12.

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