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.

2021 Applications for Christmas Assistance

The Union County Christmas Bureau will begin taking applications from families on October 4th.  The last day to apply is Friday, November 19th.

All applications will be taken virtually in 2021 due to the continuing pandemic.

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

Call:  704-296-4828

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

2021 Distribution Site

Distribution of Christmas Assistance will be held at 2115 W. Roosevelt Blvd, Suite 200 (former Sears location) at Monroe Crossings Mall (same as last year).  Hours vary. 

Please call the Union County Christmas Bureau for more information at 704-247-7996.