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Y Giving Trees: Make the Holidays Brighter for Families in Need

YMCA of Greater Kansas City
October 23, 2022
A snowman holding a red gift with a gold bow.

Join us to make the holidays special for families right here in our community who are in need. YMCA centers across the metro are hosting Giving Trees for the holidays. Just choose an ornament off the tree and purchase the wish listed on the back. Return the unwrapped gift with the tag attached to the center by the due date.

Giving Tree Center Locations:

  • Bonner Springs Family YMCA2251 S 138th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012
    • Benefiting families in the Bonner Springs School District. Ornaments will be available starting November 4. Please return gifts by December 12.
  • Cleaver Family YMCA 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131
    • Benefiting families in YMCA Youth Development programs. Ornaments will be available starting November 21. Please return gifts by December 12. Wish list items include kids toys, sporting items such as balls, arts and crafts items, books, gloves, coats, hats, blankets, small universal household tools, lotion/bath items, grocery gift cards, Target or Walmart gift cards. Please see the Cleaver Y Giving Tree for specific clothing/shoe sizes and other specifically requested items.
  • Kirk Family YMCA – 222 W 11th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
    • Benefiting families in the downtown community. Ornaments will be available starting November 11. Please return gifts by December 11. Wish list items include unwrapped toys, hats, gloves, scarves and new books for kids ages newborn to 16.
  • North Kansas City YMCA1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO 64116
    • Benefiting families in YMCA Head Start programs. Call the Welcome Center at 816.300.0531 for more information.
  • Olathe Family YMCA 21400 W 153rd Street, Olathe, KS 66061
    • Benefiting families in YMCA Head Start programs. Ornaments will be available starting December 1. Please return gifts by December 21.
    • Platte County Community Center South 8875 Clark Avenue, Parkville, MO 64152
      • Benefiting families in YMCA Head Start programs. Ornaments will be available around Thanksgiving. Please return gifts by December 16.