Adopt a Family

Adopt a Family

Giving Back this holiday season

Adopt a Family

ECCO’s 8th Annual Adopt a Family project will help to brighten the holiday season for hundreds of children living below the poverty line this year.

  • Review a list of the remaining families to “adopt” online through an Eventbrite webpage
  • Next, please click here and a new window/tab will open on your internet browser with the 2016 Adopt a Family registration site
  • Look for the green REGISTER button and click show info for the detailed wish list for each family
  • Shop for items on each child’s wish list or other toys and clothing – sizes for each child are included in the family description
  • Deliver the unwrapped gifts to Santa’s Closet (hours and location are listed below)

**Please note: as of November 30th, all families have been adopted! Read on for information about Operation Fir and how you can still help during this holiday season**

Santa’s Closet 2016

The drop-off and pick-up site for ECCO’s Adopt a Family Program
December 3 – 20

Located at
The Market at Oakland – near the new Walmart
3043 South Morgan’s Point Road. The storefront is in a former mattress store beside UPS.

(off of Highway 17 North)

Monday-Friday: 12PM to 6PM
Saturday: 10AM to 4PM
Sunday: CLOSED


Operation Fir

Operation Fir

Thank You!

ECCO has once again partnered with Operation Fir to provide Christmas Trees and all the trimmings to our client families. We are seeking the community’s support to help fund this project. Click here to Sponsor a Family!

Or you can register through the Adopt a Family page to donate the necessary decorations and tree accessories – a whole set will include the following items:

  • Tree stand
  • Tree skirt
  • Tree topper
  • Ornaments (50 count)
  • Lights (300 count)
  • A plastic bin or container to store the accessories

Drop-off for Christmas Tree Accessories donations:

    • At ECCO between 10am and 4pm weekdays
    • Atkinson Pools & Spas (1113 Bowman Rd)
    • Santa’s Closet (see above)

**Looking to volunteer with tree deliveries or start a collection drive for the accessories needed? Email**

Adopt a Family

In 2015, our Adopt-a-Family program reached 100 local families. We were once again fortunate to receive an overwhelming response from those of you wanting to help our client families during the holiday season. Thanks to the community’s ongoing support, we will continue to reach our neighbors in need during the season of giving. Last year one of our most generous donors adopted 26 families! And since 2014 we have had a total of 30 businesses participate. The most requested items are bikes, dolls, education toys, and MP3 Players. 


ECCO’s Adopt-a-Family project has made the following impact since 2012:

      • 401 families have been reached
      • 877 children received gifts
      • 741 bags or boxes of toys were distributed, including 199 bikes and 108 gift cards

Questions? about Adopt a Family or Santa’s Closet? Email Stacy at or call during business hours 843.416.7112