Christmas in July

Christmas in July Collection Drive Ends Monday, June 26th

Please Support Christmas in July

One of the most devastating consequences of homelessness is the impact it can have on a child's education. Frequent school transfers and the stigma associated with living in a shelter add to great hardship for these children. Many begin the school year with no backpacks and few, if any, school supplies or new clothes.

Show Broward County’s children, newborn to 19 years that you care! Support Christmas in July, an annual initiative to help homeless children in our community. The Christmas in July collection drive helps school-age children get ready for a new school year, and also provides for children under the age of 5. Collection boxes are located at all Broward County Libraries and other County facilities, through Monday, June 26th. Residents can also make monetary donations through PayPal on the Christmas in July​ website.

The collection drive culminates with a day of fun activities and food, and the children receive the items that have been personally prepared for them.

NEW items needed for Newborn - Age 19 Years

  • Books
  • School Supplies (backpacks, pens, pencils, crayons, stationery, etc.)
  • Toys, games
  • Clothing - pants, shorts, skirts, dresses, shirts, blouses
  • Shoes, socks, belts
  • Baby clothing, diapers, pull-ups, baby wipes, baby bottles, bibs, sippy cups
  • Toiletries (small shampoos, conditioners, soaps, lotions and body wipes)

Collection Box Locations:

  • Broward County Downtown Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale
  • Broward County Government Center West, 1 N. University Drive, Plantation
  • Broward County Animal Care and Adoption, 2400 SW 42nd Street, Fort Lauderdale
  • Broward County Aviation Department, 2200 SW 45th Street, Dania Beach
  • Broward County Main Library and all Branch Libraries
  • Broward County Nancy J Cotterman Center, 400 NE 4th Street, Ft. Lauderdale
  • Broward County Parks Department, 950 NW 38th St. Oakland Park
  • Broward County Port Everglades, 1850 Eller Drive, Fort Lauderdale
  • Broward County Traffic Engineering Division, 2300 W Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • Broward County Water and Wastewater Services, 2555 W. Copans Road, Pompano Beach
  • Main Courthouse, 201 SE Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale –1st Floor New West Tower
  • North Regional County Courthouse, 1600 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach
  • South Regional County Courthouse, 3550 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
  • West Regional County Courthouse, 100 N. Pine Island Road, Plantation
  • State Attorney’s Office, 110 Tower, 110 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale

For more information email PUBLICINFO@broward.org

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