2021 Give-A-Holiday

It’s time for PEACE, Inc.’s 2021 Give-A-Holiday Program (previously known as Adopt-A-Family). The Give-A-Holiday Program offers individuals and businesses the opportunity to brighten up the holidays for families in need by providing gifts  during the Holiday season.

Giving opportunities are described below. If you would like to participate in this year’s program,  please fill out the registration form online or fill out the PDF registration form and send it back to giveaholiday@peace-caa.orgcreate new email.

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Please make sure you register as soon as possible so PEACE, Inc. can start Sponsor-Family matches by the beginning of November!

Giving Options:

Give a Basket(s)

Please place these items into a basket(s) (i.e. gift basket, laundry basket, or reusable bags etc.). You may include baskets in addition to giving gifts to a family (please mark this on your wish list). While we try, many of our families do not have the opportunity to be sponsored for holiday gifts, you can still help these families by donating a basket(s). 

Basket Shopping Guide

The list below are suggestions,  you do not need to purchase everything on the list. Please be careful not to make the baskets too heavy for all involved carrying them and  keep in mind that we cannot accept any items requiring refrigeration.

You can put together a basket with the following items:

Family Covid Care:
– Hand Sanitizer
– Gloves
– Hand wipes
– Lysol (in any form)
– Hand lotion (unscented)
– Face Masks

Gift Card Suggestions:
– Tops
– Price Rite
– Aldi
– Price Chopper
– Walmart
– Gas Cards

Clothing Items:
– Hats
– Gloves/ Mittens
– Socks
– Scarfs

Household/ Personal Care Items:
– All purpose household cleaner
– Laundry detergent
– Dryer sheets
– Cleaning sponges
– Shampoo/Conditioner
– Deodorant
– Hand soap
– Soap/Body wash
– Toothpaste
– Toothbrushes (pack of 4)
– Floss
– Mouth Wash

Paper Products:
– Paper towels
– Facial tissues
– Napkins
– Toilet Paper
– Plastic Utensils
– Paper plates

Family Fun:
– Board games
– Coloring books and crayons
– Deck of playing cards
– Uno cards/playing cards
– Puzzles

Give Monetary Donations

Monetary donations will be used to purchase gifts and items for our unsponsored families. Donations may be given online or by mail. To mail donations, please send checks payable to PEACE, Inc. and mail to PEACE, Inc./Give-A-Holiday, 217 S Salina St, 2nd Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202.

Gift(s)/Basket(s) Drop Off Dates/Location: 

Eastwood Community Center

401 S Midler Ave, Syracuse.
We are located on the 2nd floor.


-Friday, December 10th from 8am – 3pm
-Monday, December 13th from 8:30 am – 6pm

If you have any questions or concerns please contact: giveaholiday@peace-caa.orgcreate new email or call (315) 634-3740 or (315) 634-3719.

Thank you for helping us make the holidays brighter for a local family.