Christmas in July

Christmas in July Helps Broward’s Homeless Children Prepare for School

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 homeless children under the age of 5. The collection drive culminates with a day of fun activities and food, and the children receive the items that have been 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 Aviation Department, 2200 S.W. 45th Street, Dania Beach
  • Broward County Main Library and all Branch Libraries
  • Broward County Parks Department, 950 N.W. 38th St. Oakland Park
  • Broward County Port Everglades, 1850 Eller Drive, Fort Lauderdale
  • Broward County Water and Wastewater Services, 2555 W. Copans Road, Pompano Beach
  • Main Courthouse, 201 S.E. 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

For more information email PUBLICINFO@broward.org

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