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

Donation Deadline is December 13th

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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