Many people seek to help needy families in their community during the holidays.
Here is a list of local opportunties: (If you know of any others, please post in the comments section and we'll build this list as the season continues.)
— Santa Day
80 Beekman Ave., Sleepy Hollow
Please help Open Door provide a new toy or gift to young patients when they visit with Santa. Needed: New, unwrapped toys for infants through age 14 years and gift certificates of maximum $20 value. Through December 17.
32 Beekman Ave., Sleepy Hollow
Needed: New unwrapped toys and clothing for children of all ages, and “Adopt a Family” to provide gifts for each member in a family. Through December 17.
Contact: Sister Susan Gardella, 914-366-9710
Christ Church of Tarrytown, 43 South Broadway, Tarrytown
Needed: Dried beans, cooking oil, rice, canned tuna and clean, gently used coats, hats and boots in all sizes. Through December 15.
Contact: Rachelle Gebler, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Temple Beth Abraham, 25 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown
Needed: New unwrapped clothes and toys, canned fruits, dried beans and rice. Through December 17. Contact: Susan Gitlitz, email@example.com
Warner Library: 121 North Broadway, Tarrytown, or
Christ Church: 43 South Broadway, Tarrytown
Needed: Gently used winter snow boots for men, women and children. Through November 30. Contact: Fiona Hodgson, firstname.lastname@example.org
105 Wildey Street, Tarrytown
Please help Tarrytown COC provide gifts for children when they meet Santa. Needed: Unwrapped toys for tweens and teens, gift cards of $20 maximum value. Through December 7. Contact: Doris Inzar, 914 631-7340 or email@example.com