A Toy or Gift Giving Tree is an easy  way to give during the Holidays. There are more than 2,000 children and adults who depend on Samaritan House for their holiday gifts. And we depend on you to donate the gifts.

We provide easy to cut-out gift tags for the tree and a poster.  Just fill out an application and we will get you started right away. Apply Here

  • Set up your evergreen tree in a prominent place in your church, business, school, or other organization
  • Download the giving tree flyer, and print out several to hang up
  • Download and print the gift icons, cut them out, and punch a hole in the corner
  • Make a loop of ribbon through the hole and hang on the tree
  • Set up a safe, central collection point
  • Advertise the giving tree throughout your network, using email, posters, and social media
  • Bag up the toys or gifts as they are received and if possible deliver to Samaritan House. Email kristenb@samaritanhousesanmateo.org for pick up. 
  • Deadline is December 14, but we take new toys at any time.
  • Large toy is $50 or above, medium toy is $30, small toy is $15. All toys should be new and unwrapped.
  • Adult Gifts should be $25 or more value, new and unwrapped. 

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