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Holiday House is a donation-driven event where Emerge participants and their children can pick out gifts for each other at no cost while building new traditions free from abuse.

Want to Help?

Donate items from our Wish List (see reverse)

Organize a donation drive (toys, socks, underwear)

Volunteer before, during or after the event.

To volunteer, contact:

Lori Aldecoa at (520) 512-5129 or loria@emergecenter.org

For donation information, contact:

Kristina Macholtz (520) 795-8001 ext. 7013 or kristinam@emergecenter.org

Wish List

New and unwrapped donations can be dropped off at:

2545 E. Adams St., Tucson, AZ, 85716. Mon – Fri, 10 a.m.– 2:00 p.m. Accepting donations through December 3, 2021

Please, no used items or items that depict any type of violence.

Infant & Toddlers

  • Baby bouncers
  • Baby bathtubs
  • Bumbo floor seats
  • Blocks
  • Developmental toys
  • Feeding sets
  • Toddler toys
  • Newborn items

Children

  • Age-appropriate movies
  • Action figures
  • Arts & crafts kits
  • Board games
  • Blocks
  • Card games
  • Cars
  • Dolls
  • Hair accessories
  • Jewelry-making kits
  • Lego sets
  • Play-doh
  • Slime kits
  • Toys Toys Toys!

Teenagers

  • Backpacks
  • Ball caps
  • Bath sets
  • Belts
  • Book sets
  • Blow dryers
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Cologne sets
  • Earbuds/headphones
  • Electronics (tablets)
  • Fun pens
  • Gel pen sets
  • Hair products set (gel, spray, combs)
  • Hair accessories
  • Haircare items
  • Jewelry
  • Journals
  • Makeup (lipstick, mascara, concealer, highlighter, or blush)


Gift Cards

  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Amazon
  • TJX Stores (TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods)
  • Family Dollar
  • Makeup bags
  • Models (cars/planes)
  • Nail polish
  • Perfume/body spray sets
  • Purses &wallets
  • Phone cases
  • Shaving sets
  • Sharpie sets
  • Skateboards w/ helmets
  • Sketch books
  • Spa/ self-care kits
  • Sports t-shirts
  • Sports memorabilia
  • Sports equipment (footballs, soccer, basketballs)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sweat bands
  • Video games
  • Watches

Other Holiday House Needs

  • Gift bags (all sizes)
  • Snacks
  • Tissue paper
  • Tape

Adults

  • Bath sets
  • Bathrobes
  • Coffee makers
  • Coffee tumblers
  • Comforters
  • Cutlery
  • Curling & flat irons
  • Crockpots
  • Dinnerware sets
  • Hairdryers
  • Jewelry
  • Journals organizers / planners / calendars
  • Luggage
  • Makeup sets
  • Manicure sets
  • Perfume sets
  • Pots and pans
  • Purses & wallets
  • Slippers
  • Toasters