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Top 5 Christmas Charity Projects

Help a Needy Child at Christmas

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Many of us look for ways to reach out to needy and hurting children in an effort to make their Christmas season a little brighter. Choosing a trustworthy and reliable charity for your special Christmas project may seem overwhelming with so many organizations to choose from. Each of these favorite Christmas charity projects offers unique distinctions, allowing you to choose the donation most appealing to your personal spirit of giving.

1. Angel Tree

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Angel Tree is a ministry of Prison Fellowship, delivering love in the form of Christmas gifts and a message of hope to children of prisoners. Angel Tree Christmas connects the parents in prison with their children through the delivery of Christmas gifts by local church volunteers who purchase and deliver these gifts and the gospel to children. Often times the local church will host a Christmas party for the children, their caretakers and family. Learn more now about getting your church involved with Angel Tree projects:

2. Operation Christmas Child

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Operation Christmas Child invites you to pack a shoe box with small toys, school supplies, other gifts, and a personal note to introduce a hurting child to God's love. The small gifts of love and messages of hope through Jesus Christ are delivered to needy children overseas.

3. Make a Wish Foundation

Make a Wish Foundation
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Make this holiday season special by helping a child’s dream come true. Make a Wish's unique holiday donation options will help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

4. Toys For Tots

Toys For Tots
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Donate a new toy or give a donation to help make Christmas a little brighter for a needy child in your community.

5. My Two Front Teeth

My Two Front Teeth
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My Two Front Teeth offers a personalized online gift-giving experience to aid underprivileged children. These children are selected through community organizations and allowed to individually pick their one holiday wish. The child's wish profile is entered into the online database where donors then choose an online sponsorship.

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