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Saratoga Christmas
Saratoga Christmas
~ Adopt-A-Family 2014


"Something you want.  Something you need.

 Something to wear.  Something to read."

The families for formal adoption have all now been claimed. The Center will continue to accept Christmas presents that they will distribute to other children in need. The instructions below indicate how you can help make Christmas brighter for needy children in the Saratoga region.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPATION:   Please contact us at karyl@thegivingcircle.org and let us know you plan to participate.  It would be most helpful if you  include your full name your postal address and a contact telephone number.

All donations can be brought to the Franklin Community Center, Monday – 9am - 4pm; or Tuesday – 9am-3pm; Wednesday-Friday – 9am - 4pm   We encourage you to deliver your donations as soon as possible.  The final time for drop-off of gifts is 4pm on Monday, December 8th.

Questions or concerns, please contact us via email karyl@thegivingcircle.org  or telephone Karyl (518) 226-0242

We also welcome contributions that we will use to purchase gifts from the list below.  "Holiday Assistance" donations may be sent to The Giving Circle, Inc. P.O. Box 3162 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, or online through Network For Good. Thank you and Happy Holidays!

Learn more about the Franklin Community Center 

Ages 2-3:  Boys and Girls                                                                                                                 

Educational Toys

Mega Blocks

Little Tyke Toys


Play-Do and Accessories

Laugh & Learn Phone

Toy Kitchen Accessories/ Set


Leap Pad Items           

Dora the Explorer

Toy Story Items

Toy Cars

Fisher Price Pop-On Toys

Leap Pad Items           

Musical Toys

Tonka Toys

Little People Toys

Bath Toys

Fisher Price Pop-On Toys


Ages 4-8:  Boys         

Match Box Cars

Nerf Gun Sets

Sporting Equipment

Spiderman/Batman Items                             

Pokemon Items

Smack It Game

Handheld Games

Board Games

Fuzz Luvs                                                        

Disney/Pixar DVDs

Art-Craft Sets

Little Pet Shop Items


Board Games

Magic Kits

Wrestling /Action Figures

Moon Sand


Building Sets - Legos

Bopit Tetris   

Baseball/Baseball Glove

Sporting Balls (Kickball, Soccer, Basketball)

Night Sky Ceiling and Wall Stickers

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Items


Ages 4-8:  Girls

Monster High Dolls/Accessories

Frozen Items and Games

My Little Pony Items

Jump Ropes/Hula Hoops

Little Pet Shop Items

Fur Real Friends

Smack It Game

Dress Up Clothes

Art-Craft Sets


Lego Friends Items

Disney/Pixar DVDs

Disney Princess

Art Sets

Jewelry Box


Board Games

Tea Set

Princess Items


Ages 9-12:  Boys

Board Games

Science kits

Car building Kits

Nerf Guns

MP3 Players

Yankees Items

Logic Games


Remote Control Trucks/Cars

NFL Items (New York Teams)

Star Wars Things



Nascar Items

Lego Set


Sports Watch

Building Kits

Magic Sets



Ages 9-12:  Girls

Board games


Nerf Rebelle Items

Ever After High Books

MP 3 Players 


Nail polish

Body Sprays & Bath Gels

Hair accessories

Funny Socks

Jewelry Making Kit

One Direction Items


Arts and Crafts Items  

Monster High Books


Rubber Band Bracelet Kits

Jewelry & Jewelry Making

Earrings for Pierced Ears


Ages 13-16: Boys

MP3 Player

Sports Watch

Digital Camera

Handheld Games

Model Cars (To Build)

Axe Cologne & Body Sprays

Drawing Supplies

Sports Equipment

Hygiene Products





Ages 13-16: Girls

Hygiene Products

Hair Accessories


Scented Lotions and Gels

Digital Camera

Picture Frames           

Jewelry & Earrings– Pierced Ears

Board Games

MP3 Player









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P.O. Box 3162    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866