The St. Vincent de Paul Society's Christmas Program provides joy to children in our community. Sign-ups are held in October, and community members can help the families who sign-up for the program by sponsoring one or more families.
Sign-ups for our Christmas Program take place online at the end of October each year. Please check back closer to October for sign-up dates.
This program is for families with children ages 14 and younger. Only children 14 and younger will receive gifts. All other family members will be counted for the holiday meal. We are not accepting food only applications.
Sponsor a Family
If you are interested in providing gifts and a holiday meal for a family through our program, sign up to sponsor a family.
Photo ID for adults in household
Proof of address for parent/guardian/custodian. Must reside in St. Joseph County, IN.
Birth certificates* for all children in home (birth-17) as proof of family size
Custodial documents for all non-parent guardians
3 gift ideas per child
* We will also accept a hospital birth record, state ID, passport, or government issued printouts that show children's birthdates (such as Medicaid, SNAP, TANF printout).
Documents are required to apply. You cannot submit an application without the required documents.
Please note this program is only for families with children. We are not accepting food only applications.