· Effective March 17, 2020, Volunteer Engagements on-campus were suspended until further notice, due to COVID-19 to ensure the safety of our staff and youth. The Executive Committee will continue to review CDC guidelines and reinstate on-campus engagements when the risk level has minimized.

· Delivery Hours and drop-off area(s) have been changed and/or restricted due to COVID-19. All deliveries should be made to the 224 W. Page Ave. main entrance. New drop off hours are listed below:

*Please contact the Volunteer Department at 214-941-8578 ext. 248 and/or ext. 375 one hour before delivery.*

 Before December 1st:

Monday – Friday 9 AM – 3 PM

 December 1st – 16st:

 Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM

 Saturdays 10 AM – 1 PM

The Volunteer Department needs ALL in kind donations submitted by December 16th in time to process for Holiday gifts and activites.

· Promise House, Inc. accepts new and/or unused Items.

Please note: Promise House, Inc. administrative offices will be closed December 24th – January 3rd

2020 Holiday Engagement Opportunities

Listed below are great group volunteer engagement and in-kind donation opportunities for the Holidays (November 1 – December 16) for our at-risk and homeless youth. To discuss the options below, please contact the Volunteer Department at volunteers@promisehouse.org. Please allow 5-7 business days to review and respond to all inquiries. We appreciate your patience!

Jingle Bells

Sponsor a meal (lunch or dinner).

Gingerbread Man

Sponsor the youth’s creative DIY (Do it Yourself) Projects!

Sleigh Ride

Sponsor an outing for the youth to experience adventure during the Holidays!

Santa is coming to town!

You and your group of friends or co-workers can host a virtual donation drive to help the youth of Promise House.

Holiday Express

Provide a favorite movie (G-PG-13), snacks (e.g. cookies, popcorn, etc.) and hot chocolate for youth that are far away from home!

For many of our youth, this is their first holiday season away from home. Help us make this special holiday for many of our at-risk and homeless youth.

Dream Closet

Female Apparel

  • Sport Bras
  • Undergarments
  • Casual T-Shirts
  • Hoodies
  • Athletic Pants
  • Pajama Set(s)
  • Ankle Socks
  • Denim (Junior size 9-17)
Male Apparel

  • Boxer Briefs
  • Undershirts
  • Casual T-Shirts
  • Hoodies
  • Athletic Pants
  • Athletic Shorts
  • Lounge Pajamas
  • Socks

* Adult and Teen Sizes Only (S – 2XL)

Stocking Stuffers

  • Teen Journals
  • Teen/Adult Coloring Books
  • Crossword Puzzles
  • BodyWash/Lotion Set
  • Perfume/Cologne Set
  • Jewelry Beading Kits
  • Sport/Team Hats
  • Football/Basketball
  • Slime Kits
  • Board Games
  • UNO Cards/Playing Cards
  • Throw Blankets
  • Affirmation Pillows
  • Teen Graphic Novels
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Purse/Tote Bag
  • BackPack
  • Jewelry/Beading //Kits
  • Bracelets (Teen Girls/Boys)
  • Fuzzy/Crazy Socks

Baby Bliss

  • Diapers (All Sizes)
  • Wipes
  • Diaper Genie
  • Onesies
  • Bottles
  • Crib sheet Set

Hang Time

  • Batteries (AA&AAA)
  • DVDs (G-PG-13)
  • Xbox One Controllers
  • Board Games
  • MP3 Players
  • Ear Buds
  • PS4 Games

Secret Shoppers

  • Amazon Gift Card
  • Movie Theatre Passes
  • Ice Skating Passes
  • Grocery Gift Card
  • Target Gift Card
  • Wal-mart Gift Card
  • Visa/Mastercard Gift Card
  • Holiday Passes

Personal Care

  • Body Wash (Full Size)
  • Lotion (Full Size)
  • Deodorant (Full Size)


  • Comforters (Twin XL)
  • Sheet Sets (Twin XL)
  • Pillows

Holiday Delivery Hours

Before December 1st (No Appointment Needed):   

Monday – Friday 9 AM – 3PM

December 1-16 (No Appointment Needed) Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM Saturday 1o AM – 1 PM Sunday Closed

Promise House accepts NEW/UNUSED items only. Gently Used Items are prohibited.

Please note: Promise House, Inc. administrative offices will be closed December 24th – January 3rd

Gift giving made easy—shop our Amazon wishlist and deliver holiday cheer to our youth this holiday season.

  • $250 can provide groceries for our one group home for one month
  • $500 can provide a month of utility costs for one group home
  • $750 can provide a month of transportation for 8 young adults to get to work, school and other activities
  • $1,000 can provide a Promise House youth safe shelter, counseling and case management for 30 days
  • $3,000 can provide homeless youth 45 days of safe shelter from the streets
  • $5,000 can provide an youth safe shelter, counseling and case management for six months
  • $10,000 can provide one month of meals for all Promise House residents