WAIM provides an opportunity for children ages 5-12 to select a holiday gift for a parent, guardian, or adult caregiver.

We need your help

We need donations of new or slightly used items suitable for young children to choose as gifts for their caregivers.

Gift suggestions:


  • Tool kits
  • Gloves, scarves, or hats
  • Pajamas
  • Thermal socks
  • Slippers
  • Coffee mug
  • Flashlight & batteries
  • Ties
  • Wallets


  • Nail polish
  • Gloves, scarves, or hats
  • Pajamas
  • Slippers
  • Hair dryer
  • Jewelry
  • Coffee mug
  • Makeup
  • Body wash set

For Kids Only event takes place on 3rd Saturday in December each year.

Donation Deadline is the 3rd week of December

Additional Questions?

Contact Kristin Fortier at 860-456-7270 X 105 or by email at volunteeradmin@waimct.org

Other Seasonal Programs


Help families of limited income who may be in crisis and unable to provide a holiday meal or gifts for their children.

Gifts for Teens

Gifts for Teens is the area’s only program that provides funds to ensure that teenagers from struggling families receive a gift for the holidays.

Back to School (BTS)
Uniform Registration

Eligible families can register their children to receive school uniforms or a voucher for the purchase of a uniform for those attending kindergarten through eighth grade.

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