Programs & Events

Your Donations Make a Difference

These are the ongoing programs that your donations to Gifts For Kids help support in our community.

Annual Holiday Toy Distribution to Kids

The primary mission of the Gifts For Kids Program has been to provide toys and financial assistance to less fortunate children in the Edgerton school district during the holiday season

Family Care Bag

Provides every family who signs up for the Gifts For Kids Toy Distribution a Family Care Bag that includes many of those items often left off the shopping list at Christmas time.

Youth Assistance For Edgerton Students

Provide financial assistance to Edgerton School District students to stay involved with school activities and to provide clothing that they would not otherwise be able to afford.

8th Grade Holocaust Interdisciplinary Unit

Sponsor the 8th Grade Trip to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center to further their teaching mission.

Care Closets in Edgerton

The Care Closet program currently includes 5 Care Closets in the Edgerton school district (High School, Middle School, Elementary School, Yahara School & Alternative school)

Birthday Club

providing Edgerton Community Outreach Food Pantry clients with all the birthday supplies needed to make their child’s birthday special.

Edgerton Teen Center

Proud supporter to the Edgerton Teen Center. including one of the first organizations to sponsor the “hot meal” program.

Edgerton Public Library

What a wonderful place for children of all ages and Gifts For Kids couldn’t wait to support several items they had on their WISH list.

Free Swimming Lessons

Offering FREE swimming lesson for low-income families with children birth to 12 grade at the Edgerton Swimming Pool!

Friends of Silverwood Park

The Siverwood Summer School is a 3 week summer school where children will meet and learn about farm animals, farm & tractor safety as well as plant, tend, harvest, and enjoy.

Edgerton Tobacco Days Parade

Since 2014 Gifts For Kids has been proudly represented in the Annual Edgerton Tobacco Days parade.

Holiday Light Parade & Central Park Light Display

A proud participant and supporter of the Annual Edgerton Holiday Light Parade and Central Park Light Display.

Socktober

Gifts For Kids & ECO then distribute the socks to children in Edgerton. Bins can be found at Petry’s Chiropractic & the Edgerton Library in the month of OCTOBER!

Expression Swing

Gifts For Kids donated 2 Expression Swings, 1 Expression Swing was installed at the Central Park and 1 Expression Swing was installed at Race Track Park for all of Edgerton (young & old alike) to enjoy TOGETHER!

Fishing Derby

A proud sponsor of the Edgerton Fishing Derby held every May at the fishing pond in Edgerton.

Lunch in the Park

Lunch in the Park serves lunch Monday through Thursday from noon until 1PM in the park pavilion off of Swift Street in Central Park. All youth in the Edgerton School District are welcome!

Weekend Grub Club

The Weekend Grub Club is a true community partnership with ECO, Emmaus Community Church, and Gifts For Kids.

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

No kid sleeps on the floor in our town! Proud to have been one of the first to sponsor this new Edgerton child-centered program.

Free Haircuts

Program for low-income families with children 1-18 providing free haircuts.

Annual Gifts For Kids Holiday Toy Distribution to Kids age birth through 5th Grade

Sharing with Edgerton families since 1989, the primary mission of the Gifts For Kids Program has been to provide toys and financial assistance to less fortunate children in the Edgerton school district during the holiday season.

Together we can make a difference!

Please consider making an online donation to Gifts For Kids by clicking on the Donate button or sending a check to our mailing address below. Our organization is run and supported 100% by volunteers. All donations and profits from our fundraisers are used to support our programs.