Christmas Assistance for Families in Need

The Christmas Bureau is a collaborative effort of many agencies within Union County, NC to assist families by providing Christmas gifts, and food for Christmas dinner and during the children’s time off from school. 

HOPE supports these collaborative efforts.

Applications for Christmas Assistance

The Union County Christmas Bureau will begin taking applications from families on October 2nd.  The last day to apply is Friday, November 17th.

All applications will be taken virtually.

Hours for applications are 9:00 AM till 3:30 PM, Monday thru Friday

Call:  704-296-4312

Christmas Assistance is provided to Union County, NC residents only.

See Home Page for Eligibility Requirements.


Please have the following documents/information with you when you apply

  • Valid photo ID for parent /guardian

  • Proof of current address with name of parent / guardian

  • Monthly bill received after August 2021 OR

  • Copy of lease OR

  • School enrollment letter for current year

  • Proof of financial resources (Pay stubs or 2020 tax return)

  • Social Security Card or W7 for parent/ guardian and each child

  • Clothing and shoe sizes for each child

  • Wish list for each child


2023 Donation and Sorting site -  2520 W. Roosevelt, Monroe (the old Habitat ReStore site on Highway 74 between Griffin Motors and Dunkin' Donuts)

2023 Distribution of Christmas Assistance - Human Services Building, 2330 Concord Avenue, Monroe

Please call the Union County Christmas Bureau for more information at 704-296-4312