Holiday Heroes - Georgia
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Become a Holiday Hero in Georgia
Holiday Heroes - Ways to Participate

Providing winter essentials and holiday gifts
for children and families in need across Georgia.

Join Youth Villages this holiday season to provide more than 450 children and young adults with winter essentials and holiday gifts. The gifts will support those children’s families who simply cannot afford necessities, let alone presents, during the holiday season.

We rely on the support of our community partners and individuals to host drives or make monetary donations to provide winter boots, bikes and winter clothing for a child and his or her siblings. All donations – 100% -- will go directly to the children served by Youth Villages in Georgia. By supporting our efforts, you can be the Holiday Hero that our youth and families desperately need! Work with us to let these children know they are valuable to our community. Any support is greatly appreciated and will help make a huge difference in the lives of the children we serve.

Monetary Donations Fill a Wishlist Holiday Heroes


  • Each child fills out a Wish List of 3 gifts.
  • Heroes receive the Wish List, spend between $75-$100 focusing on the items available via the Amazon Wishlist


  • Heroes send a donation to sponsor a last minute kid and we do all the shopping for that child coming into our care days before the holidays.

  • Arts and crafts supply kits
  • Makeup kits
  • MP3 players, ear buds, headphones
  • Current CDs
  • DVDs (G & PG only)
  • Xbox/Play Station games (teen rated)
  • Journals (No spiral bindings)
  • Board Games
  • Hygienic Items
  • Gift Cards (Best Buy, Walmart, Target)
  • Playing Cards
  • Winter Coats
  • Sports Equipment
  • Socks, underwear
  • gift certificate to movie theater
  • Coloring books, Word Puzzels, Sudoku
  • Hats, gloves, and scarves



  • $100 will sponsor a wish list for one child
  • $500 will sponsor a sibling group of five children
  • $1,000 will sponsor the foster care holiday party
  • $3,000 will sponsor the YVLifeSet holiday party

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Youth Villages is a national leader in children’s mental and behavioral health bringing help and hope to more than 25,000 children, families and young people across the United States this year. The organization offers a continuum of evidence- and research-based programs, including its two national models: YVIntercept, which offers intensive in-home services, and YVLifeSet, which gives former foster youth a good start on a successful adulthood.
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