TLC’s Holiday Programs

Thank you for your interest in supporting holiday programs at Tri-Lakes Cares. We rely on the generous support of our community partners to serve families in our community during this giving season and we appreciate your support. Community partners host ornament trees to sponsor local families, support youth and senior citizens with gifts and/or gift cards, provide financial donations, and collect food donations.

Important dates to remember.

  • September 16 – November 7, 2019: Sign up to support TLC Holiday Programs.
  • November 15, 2019: We kindly request that all food donations for TLC’s Thanksgiving Food Distribution are delivered back to TLC on or before this date. Ornament distribution to community partner sites
  • December 11, 2019: We kindly request that all food donations for TLC’s Christmas Food Distribution are delivered back to TLC on or before this date. All fulfilled gifts and leftover ornaments need to be delivered the Giving Tree distribution center.
  • December 21, 2019: TLC’s Giving Tree Distribution event and Christmas Food Distribution event.

Do you have space? We are looking for a business, landlord or realtor who would be interested in donating space to host the Giving Tree Distribution Site. If you think you have a suitable site in the Monument area, please complete this questionnaire.

Host a Food Drive

Your family, club, church, or business can collect food for the holiday food programs for the Thanksgiving Food Distribution and Christmas Food Distribution.

The important dates for this year’s holiday food programs are below.

For Thanksgiving, please deliver all food donations no later than November 15th.

For Christmas, please deliver all food donations no later than December 11th.

Host an Ornament Tree

Your business or church can an ornament tree to sponsor local seniors and youth, support families with gifts and/or gift cards, and collect financial donations and food donations.

Organizations provide the trees and TLC provides the ornaments to community partners based on our client’s needs.

All ornaments and fulfilled requested should be delivered to the Giving Tree distribution center no later than Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

Make a Financial Donation

We rely on generous financial donations as well to support our holiday programs.Financial donations designated to TLC’s holiday food programs will support purchasing food and supplies to support families during both the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

Financial donations designated to the Giving Tree program will support purchasing gift requests for seniors and/or youth/families that remain unfulfilled.

Visit our Donate Now page and make a donation. Select from the drop down menu to indicate how you would like your donation to be used.

If you have any questions regarding making a financial donation, please contact Christine Bucher at developmentmanager@tri-lakescares.org.

Adopt a Senior or Youth/Family

Through the Giving Tree program, you can sponsor a specific senior or youth/family to fulfill their requests.

If you are interested in sponsoring a local senior or youth/family through the Giving Tree Program, please complete the required form and a TLC volunteer will follow up with you.

Questions (not signups) on youth/family sponsorships can be emailed to Loa Welles at youthsponsorships@tri-lakescares.org.

Questions (not signups) on senior sponsorships can be emailed to Dorothy Davis at seniorsponsorships@tri-lakescares.org.

To sign up for any of these opportunities, click here.