The Christmas Angels program matches local families with sponsors who can provide toys and clothing to children during the holiday season. United Way of Johnson County also partners with Grace United Methodist Church to run the Angel Tree Store, which gives out toys and clothing donated by local businesses and individuals.
In 2016, the Christmas Angles program was able to match a total of 1,117 children, with sponsors who provided toys and clothing for the holiday season. UWJC also partnered with Grace United Methodist Church to conduct the Angel Tree Store, which handed out toys and clothing donated by Johnson County community members impacting 443 children.
Thanks to all the Johnson County sponsors and volunteers who helped the Christmas Angles Program successfully impact 646 Johnson County families with a total of 1,614 children.
How to receive Christmas Angels assistance
The deadline to apply for Christmas assistance is November 16, 2017. Click here for more information on how to apply.
How you can help Johnson County families for Christmas
United Way of Johnson County's Christmas Angels program is accepting family and gift sponsors for the Christams Angels program. There are two ways to help:
1. Sponsor a family- Family sponsors are groups of individuals who sponsor one or multiple families for the Christmas Angels program. Please click on the Family Sponsor information below for more information. If you wish to be a Family Sponsor, please click on the Family Sponsor Application. Complete the application and hit the submit button and you will hear back from us within one business day.
2. Collect gifts- For those unable to sponsor a family, we also have Gift Sponsors for the Angel Tree Store. Please click on the Gift Sponsor information below for more details. If you would like to collect gifts, please click on the Gift Sponsor Application.