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What Nonprofits Need

You can help year-round!

Adventure Bags

  • Baby Wipes

  • Deodorant 

  • Crayons, Colored Pencils

  • Coloring & Activities Books

  • Shampoo/Conditioner/ 3 in 1 wash

  • Kids Tooth Paste & Tooth Brush

  • Feminine Hygiene Products

  • Blankets (Rolled Preferred)



Meals by Grace

  • Meal in a can

  • Canned soup

  • Cereal

  • Shelf-stable milk

  • Fruit/applesauce cups

  • Snack bars

  • Peanut butter

  • Jelly

  • Ramen

  • Canned Fruit




  • Trash bags

  • Paper towels

  • Wipes

  • Rubber-less backed rugs for cages

  • Rectangular sherpa beds for cages










Jesse's House &

Bald Ridge Lodge

​Gift Cards to bring to Festival of Trees

  • Amazon

  • Target

  • Walmart

  • Zumies

  • Kohls

  • Platos Closet

  • American Eagle

  • Nike

  • Dicks

  • Academy

  • Chick Fil A

  • Mellow Mushroom

  • Free movie theatre rental at AMC

  • Chick-Fil-A

  • McDonald's

  • Burger King

  • Taco Bell

  • Zaxby's

  • Dairy Queen

  • Dunkin Donuts

  • Starbucks

  • Steak and Shake

  • Jersey Mike's

  • Five Below

  • Ulta



CASA of Forsyth

Help CASA of Forsyth give foster families and children in foster care a full stocking this holiday.


Forsyth County 4-H



  • Put a donation in their Donation Box at their tree!

The Place of Forsyth

Gift Cards Needed

  • Dicks Sporting Goods

  • Academy Sports

  • Target

  • Walmart

  • TJMaxx

  • Ross

  • Visa/Mastercard

  • Belk/Kohl's

  • Old Navy

  • Amazon

  • Ulta Beauty

  • American Eagle

  • Urban Reign 

  • Copper Closet 

  • Dress up 

  • Peal's Tea 

All About The Place Holiday House

Encouragement Project

  • hugs and kisses Project

$24 / buys yarn for 8 scarves or 12 hats

$48 / buys yarn for 16 scarves or 24 hats

  • the book drop

donate new and gently used children’s books
and/or give:
$10 / buys 20-30 books
$20 / buys 40-60 books
$50 / buys 100-150 books

  • simple gifts

$17 / furnishes 50 gifts for community servants /first responders
$33 / furnishes 100 gifts for teachers / school employees



  • Make a Donation

  • Or checks can be made out to “The Encouragement Project” 
    PO Box 452

     Alpharetta, GA 30009

Boys & Girls Clubs

of Lanier


Help Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier build The Tommy & Chantal Bagwell Club (2150 Antioch Road, Cumming)
Opening Late 2022


Family Promise

Transform their Tree!  There are 600 blank ornaments on the Family Promise Tree at Festival of Trees.  Make a Donation of $10 or more, and you can color an ornament -- Transform the Tree and Tansform Lives!


Creative Enterprises

Help Creative Enterprises raise money for their programs for Special Needs program participants including scholarships and general needs


Keep Forsyth County Beautiful



BMore Learning


Sponsor students to attend events and workshops hosted by BMore Learning. That could be either an individual student or groups of students. Upcoming Event:

Game of Life on Dec 7th 



Read about each Nonprofit

Adventure Bags

Adventure Bags serves displaced children offering them book bags filled with hygiene essentials and comfort items, They work with DFCS), domestic violence shelters, fire departments, law enforcement agencies, homeless shelters

Thank you Margaritaville at Lanier Islands for sponsoring their tree.  (678) 425-0316

Bald Ridge Lodge

Bald Ridge Lodge provides a safe haven and counseling for boys who are in need of protection, direction and supervision.  This is done in a manner that nurtures the child, strength-ens family relationships and allows the community to care for their own.  

Thank you Dental Town for sponsoring their tree.

(770) 887-1220

BMore Learning

BMore Learning stands in the gap between education and the business world, encouraging parents and equipping students on their journey to independence and success in the real world.

Thank you Kiwanis Club of Forsyth County for sponsoring their tree.  

(678) 457-4778

Boys & Girls Clubs

Boys and Girls Clubs of Lanier provides a fun, safe and positive environment for youth ages 6 - 18. Whether after school or during the summer, local kids develop the skills and relationships they need to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. Thank you Crunch Fitness for sponsoring their tree.  770-532-8102


CASA Forsyth

CASA (Court Appointed SpecialAdvocates) program screen, train, and support volunteers to provide individualized advocacy for children who are victims of neglect and abuse. CASA volunteers serve as the eyes & ears of the court and remain involved in the case until the child is placed in a safe, stable, and permanent home. Thank you Huntington Learning Center for sponsoring their tree.

(678) 679-3838

Creative Enterprises

Creative Enterprises Forsyth provides employment opportunities along with social and life skills training to individuals with disabilities through on and off-site work training, job placement assistance, educational programs and community involvement events. They help individuals maximize their potential and shine with their own unique creativity (770) 962-3908

Family Promise

Family Promise of Forsyth serves families 

experiencing homelessness.  In cooperation with community churches & volunteers, they provide a safe place to stay, meals, employment resources, childcare and transportation to help families gain or regain sustainable independence. Thank you Kiwanis Club of Cumming for sponsoring their tree.  

(678) 476-4657

Forsyth County


Forsyth County 4-H provides experiences for young people to learn by doing. 4-H’ers complete hands-on projects in Agriculture and STEM, Healthy Living, and Civic Engagement.  They receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles.

(770) 887-2418



Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters operates the largest cage-free, no-kill shelter in the Southeast for rescued cats and Sadie’s Place, a no-kill shelter for rescued dogs. Their mission is to rescue homeless animals; provide them with the best medical care and nurturing environment; and find them a forever home.  (678) 624-1003

The Place of Forsyth

The Place of Forsyth serves families with emergency basic needs in difficult times since 1975. Programs include a food pantry, community garden, workforce development initiative, and thrift store.  Thank you South Forsyth High School Key Club for sponsoring their tree.  

(770) 887-1098

Jesse's House

Jesse’s House is an emergency and long-term shelter for females ages 7-21 who have been removed from care due to abuse and neglect.  Jesse’s House provides a nurturing environment to help them heal from past trauma. Thank you Dental Town for sponsoring their tree.

(678) 947-6217

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful helps engage citizens in beautification, litter reduction, water quality, and recycling​​ through education and community involvement.

Thank you Lanier Forsyth Rotary Club for sponsoring their tree.

(770) 205-4573 


Meals by Grace

Meals by Grace is a no cost, meal program focused to help feed children and their families. These families may have  limited or unreliable transportation, experience frequent food insecurity or are working to overcome a major health or work loss event. Thank you Carrabba’s at The Collection for sponsoring their tree.  

(470) 302-5374

The Encouragement Project

The Encouragement Project strives to encourage and support those who are needy and alone with gifts of time, service and provision.    They provide connections for individuals ​to be involved in the community through service projects. Thank you Providence Bank for sponsoring their tree

(678) 951-6235

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