Gift of Giving 2023 – December 9, 2023

Adopt a Migrant Education Family for the Holidays 2023
Making Holiday Dreams Come True!

Our Philanthropic Tradition:
The Gift of Giving is a holiday tradition that has touched hearts and transformed lives for over three decades. It all began in the 1980s when the Assistance League of Santa Ana joined hands with South Coast Plaza merchants to make holiday dreams come true. Together, we embarked on a mission to provide holiday gifts to families in need in Santa Ana.

Our Journey:
By 1989, this event had blossomed into one of our signature philanthropies, a tradition we hold close to our hearts. For 33 years, the Assistance League of Santa Ana and our dedicated Assisteens have been in partnership with the Santa Ana Unified School District to identify families in need of support during the holidays.

Spreading Joy:
Generosity has been at the heart of this event. Assistance League of Santa Ana, local corporations, and city organizations have adopted families, and together, we’ve generously fulfilled wish lists, ensuring that every holiday dream is realized. These families are not only recipients of gifts but also guests at a heartwarming holiday event. They have the chance to meet Santa, enjoy face painting, indulge in cookie decorating, partake in holiday crafts, and engage in carnival-like activities.

Impact and Growth:
Over the years, the Gift of Giving has expanded its reach and made a significant impact. We now serve over 40 families, totaling over 244 individuals, each and every year. Generous donors like you contribute over $37,000 in gifts and over $1,817 in food donations annually. The cumulative effect of this incredible tradition is staggering: we’ve touched the lives of 990 families through our Gift of Giving Program.

How You Can Make a Difference:
Your participation in the Gift of Giving 2023 is a testament to the power of community and compassion. Click on one or both of the links below to sign up and be part of this enduring legacy of generosity and joy:

Thank you for being a part of this remarkable journey. Together, we continue to make holiday dreams come true and spread warmth and happiness in our Santa Ana community.