Giving Back this holiday season
Adopt a Family
ECCO’s 9th Annual Adopt a Family project will help to brighten the holiday season for more than 300 children living below the poverty line this year.
Registration is full!!
Santa’s Closet 2017
Gift drop-off site for ECCO’s Adopt a Family Program
December 7 – 16
The Market at Oakland next to Wasabi
1129 Oakland Market Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(off of Highway 17 North)
December 7th through the 16th
Hours of operation:
Monday through Friday: 1pm-6pm
ECCO has once again partnered with Operation Fir and BOGO Christmas Tree Company 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
**Looking to volunteer with tree deliveries or start a collection drive for the accessories needed? Email OperationFirChs@gmail.com**
In 2016, our Adopt-a-Family program reached 146 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. 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:
- 547 families have been reached
- 1,199 children received gifts
- 1,030 bags or boxes of gifts with toys were distributed, along with 258 bikes and 144 gift cards
Questions? about Adopt a Family or Santa’s Closet? Email Stacy at spassailaigue@ECCOcharleston.org or call during business hours 843.416.7112