You can make a difference in someone’s life…
It’s easy and meaningful.
Feel the holiday spirit.
Adopt a Family for the Holidays
We’ll match you up with a specific client family who is actively involved in SEARCH’s services. We will provide you with an appropriate holiday wish list from the family. If you’d like to participate and adopt a family, click here.
Adopt an Individual for the Holidays
Purchase a gift card for a SEARCH client who is actively involved in our services. We will provide you with a suggested list of stores for the client. Click here if you are interested in participating and adopting an individual. We have over 200 clients who would love to be adopted.
Create a Family Basket for SEARCH’s Holiday Party
Every December, we host a holiday party for our clients and their children. The afternoon is full of crafts, games, food, music and raffle baskets. Each family has the opportunity to win a different family experience through 5 different raffle baskets. Pick a theme and go shopping to new experience for SEARCH families, click here.
Stuff a Stocking
A great weekend project for you, your family or a special group of friends. Purchase a medium sized Christmas stocking and fill it with travel-size hygiene supplies, new socks or granola bars/water. We will be giving these special stockings to over 250 clients in the Resource Center and Mobile Outreach. Click here and sign up for this fun project.
Host a Winter Warms Drive
During the winter months, many SEARCH clients encounter new basic needs. Host a drive to collect new or gently used large, adult coats, blankets, winter hats or nonperishable items for homeless individuals living on the streets of Houston. Click here for more information.
Please note, these are the nonperishable items needed: cans with tabs or pop tops, canned meat, beans, mac & cheese, rice, canned fruits and vegetables, baby food, hearty soups, canned pasta dishes, canned meals, evaporated milk, oatmeal, tuna fish, peanut butter and jelly (in plastic jars).
Make a Make-it-Home Kit
By the end of December 2014, over 200 homeless individuals will be moving into their very own housing unit. SEARCH will be providing the case management to help these individuals gain stability in their new home. Provide a kit full of household items by December 13th to jump start these homeless individuals that are newly off the streets of Houston. Click here to join this city-wide effort!
Write a Holiday Card for SEARCH Clients
Provide hope, encouragement and holiday cheer by writing a holiday card or letter to SEARCH clients. This is a great project for your friends, family and coworkers to complete. These cards will be given to SEARCH clients during the holidays to brighten their day as a reminder that others are thinking of them during this season.
Individual on-site volunteer opportunities will resume in January, 2015. Until then, please get involved in these easy and meaningful spirited projects. Spread the holiday cheer and impact a life.
For more information, contact Brooke Haney at 713.374.3230.