2018 Holiday Gift Drive

Help us continue the tradition of generosity that has brought joy and a sense of belonging to youth and families served.  Last year, over 1,100 local youth received holiday gifts thanks to the generous donors of our holiday gift program.

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3 Ways to Give

Fulfill Specific Wish Lists

Find your region and click on the link below to be taken to the Roonga website.

The link will allow you to view youth names, wish lists, and eventually register.

Our youth provide 3 items they wish to receive for the holidays.  You choose the youth based on their age, gender & requests and decide on which items you wish to give.

Wrap all gifts, securely label with the child’s name & number, dropped off at the designated Valley Youth House location during business hours, M-F, Dec. 3-10 to allow for sorting and gift distribution.

Miscellaneous Gift Donations

We are always in need of donations to create gift bags for youth who join us for the holidays.

Gift Suggestions:  Learning or  Developmental Toys, Arts & Crafts Kits, Personal Hygiene Items, Body Spray or Cologne Sets, Journals & Gel Pens, Colored Pencils, Markers, Adult Coloring Books, Texting Gloves, Hat & Scarf Sets, Sports Clothing or Gear, Socks (Sport, Boot, or Colorful), Earbuds, Portable Speakers, Electronics, etc.

Drop-off gift donations during business hours, M-F, Dec. 3-10 at your nearest Valley Youth House location.

Gift Cards

Our young people enjoy shopping and going out with friends. Each one has a style all their own!  By receiving a gift card to local movie theaters, restaurants, and clothing stores,  etc. they may join their classmates in holiday fun.

Gift card suggestions: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Five Below, Games Stop, iTunes, LV Mall, Ross, Target, TJ Maxx, Walmart and Visa. Restaurant Gift Cards include Burger King, Chipotle, Friendly’s, McDonalds, Panera, Qdoba, Sheetz, and Wawa.

Drop-off gift donations during business hours, M-F, Dec. 3-10 at your nearest Valley Youth House location.

You will create a joyous holiday season for our youth and families. For further information, please contact the Holiday Coordinator specific to the drop-off location listed on Roonga.com or call 610.820.0166 for your nearest location.

Northeastern PA (Lehigh Valley)!

Should you have any questions regarding gift donations to youth in the Lehigh Valley, please contact Mary Link at 610.820.0166 ext: 1319 or email mlink@valleyyouthhouse.org.

 

Directions to Choose a Profile in the Lehigh Valley:

  • Click on the link provided below
  • Choose to View Drive
  • Select a youth profile
  • Register or sign up (first time users). Complete the registration process making sure to fill in all contact information.  You will be re-directed to login
  • Log in and select any number of profiles
  • Print out each profile you have chosen

 

Gift Requirements:

  • Wrap or bag gifts
  • Securely label every gift including both the Name & ID number listed in parenthesis or tape a copy of the child’s profile to each gift.
  • Bring a completed Contribution Form with you when you drop off the gift(s).

 

Holiday Gift Drop Off Information:

  • Monday, December 3 –Monday, December 10, 2018*
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (weekdays only)
  • Valley Youth House 3400 High Point Blvd. Bethlehem PA

*These dates were strategically chosen to allow time for sorting and distribution of gifts prior to holiday celebrations.

Southeast PA (Philadelphia) 

Questions on Philadelphia region: Contact Francine Dunbar, fdunbar@valleyyouthhouse.org or 484-889-0729.

Directions to Choose a Profile in the Philadelphia area:
  • Click on the button above
  • Select a youth profile
  • Register or sign up (first time users). Please make sure to fill in all contact information. You will be redirected to login
  • Log in and select any number of profiles
  • Print out each profile you have chosen and attach to wrapped and/or bagged gift.
  • Bring a completed Contribution Form with you when you drop off the gift(s).
  • Drop gift off during available hours at any convenient location listed on the drive page.

Central  PA (Dauphin/Perry, York, & Lancaster Counties)

  • Click on the link provided below
  • Choose to View Drive
  • Select a youth profile
  • Register or sign up (first time users). Complete the registration process making sure to fill in all contact information.  You will be re-directed to login
  • Log in and select any number of profiles
  • Print out each profile you have chosen

Gift Requirements:

  • Wrap or bag gifts
  • Securely label every gift including both the Name & ID number listed in parenthesis or tape a copy of the child’s profile to each gift.
  • Bring a completed Contribution Form with you when you drop off the gift(s).

Holiday Gift Drop Off Information:

  • Monday, December 3 –Monday, December 10, 2018

Drop Off Location:

Dauphin/Perry County Office:

1625 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor

Harrisburg, PA 17102

Drop Off Location:

Lancaster County Office:

255 Butler Avenue, Suite 204

Lancaster, PA 17601

Drop Off Location:

York County Office:

137 W. Market Street

York, PA 17401