Holiday Wishes Program

The City of La Habra Social Services Division is seeking donations for its Holiday Wishes Gift & Food Drive (formerly known as Operation Santa).  The program benefits individuals, children and families that are experiencing challenging circumstances this holiday season.  Our Wish List includes:

New unwrapped toys (for youth ages 2-12 years):
  • Board games
  • Dolls
  • Matchbox cars
  • Art supplies
  • Craft activities
  • Sports balls
  • Bike helmets
  • Skateboards
  • Bikes
  • Other items
Nutritious non-perishable food items:
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Jam/jelly
  • Canned fruit/vegetables
  • Salad dressing
  • Rice/pasta
  • Cornbread mix
  • Cold unsweetened cereal
  • Applesauce
  • Tea/coffee
  • Other items
Gift cards (for individuals & teens)
  • Wal-Mart
  • Target
  • Grocery stores
  • Restaurants
  • Movie tickets
  • Bus passes
  • Gas cards
Donations may be delivered through Friday, December 8, 2018 to the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd., Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Financial donations are also accepted (any gift makes a difference)!  Make checks payable to City of La Habra.  Credit card donations are also accepted.  Please hand deliver or mail to the La Habra Community Center.

If you would like to donate or otherwise volunteer to be a part of this community giving program, please call 562-383-4217.

Gift giving will take place on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the former Petco store at the intersection of Idaho St. & Whittier Blvd. (northwest corner).