Holiday Gift Bag Drive

We’ve revamped our annual Holiday Basket program this year! Our new-and-improved Holiday Gift Bag Drive will still provide our clients with gifts and basic necessities and allows individuals, schools, religious groups, and corporate groups different ways to get involved, whether it’s by purchasing one or two items or organizing a large drive with coworkers or friends.

Groups and individuals can shop and donate items for our clients from the list below. Items can be dropped off at Community Servings (18 Marbury Terrace, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130) on the following days –

Monday, December 3, 8am – 7pm
Tuesday, December 4, 8am – 7pm
Wednesday, December 5, 8am – 7pm

Items to Donate

$25 Gift Cards to:

  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Stop & Shop
  • Market Basket
  • Shaws
  • Visa
  • Game Stop
  • Barnes & Noble
  • CVS
  • Walgreens
  • Amazon
  • TJ Maxx
  • Marshalls

Additional Items:

  • Movie passes to AMC or Showcase Cinemas
  • 2019 wall calendar or planner
  • Puzzle books (crosswords, suduko, word search)
  • Gender-neutral scarves and hats
  • Hand towels and/or washcloths
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Unscented body wash or bars of unscented soap
  • Herbal tea and/or coffee, or sugar-free hot chocolate
  • Holiday decor (non-glass items only!) ornaments, holiday music, string lights, etc.

Our goal is for each Holiday Gift Bag to contain a gift card plus a variety of other items listed here!


Help us fill festive, reusable bags with the donated items. This is a family-friendly volunteer opportunity!

Tuesday, December 4, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Wednesday, December 5, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday, December 6, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Friday, December 7, 10:00am – 12:00pm

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