Holiday Giving and Serving Opportunities in Dallas | Do Say Give

Holiday Giving and Serving Opportunities in Dallas

Below you will find some amazing Dallas organizations and non-profits with wish lists and giving needs. 


Wish Lists and Angel Trees

Brother Bill’s Helping Hands 

Brother Bill’s is a Christian ministry in West Dallas that provides food, clothing and spiritual encouragement to those neighbors in need. They have a grocery store, community health clinic, and annual Christmas event with volunteer opportunities. Shop their wishlists here


Genesis Women’s Shelter 

To provide safety, shelter and support for women who have experienced domestic violence, and to raise awareness regarding its cause, prevalence and impact. You can adopt a family or pick out an angel tree here


Salvation Army (North Texas) Angel Tree

Angel tree deadline for gifts is December 3-4. 


Ronald McDonald House of Dallas 

The Ronald McDonald House of Dallas serves families that have a seriously ill or injured child. You can purchase Christmas gifts for the children and supplies for the families on Amazon. They also have a Christopher Radko ornament that’s a wonderful gift that gives back. 


Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center 

Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center’s mission is to improve the lives of abused children in Dallas County and to provide national leadership on child abuse issues. DCAC coordinates the investigation and prosecution of the most severe cases of child abuse in Dallas County. Last year, DCAC served over 7,300 children (and their non-offending family members) who were sexually abused, severely physically abused, or who had witnessed a violent crime. Shop their Amazon Wishlist or host a toy drive. 


The Magdalen House 

THE MAGDALEN HOUSE MISSION STATEMENT: To help women achieve sobriety and sustain recovery from alcoholism at no cost and based on 12-Step spiritual principles. THE MAGDALEN HOUSE VISION STATEMENT: To create and build a thriving community for recovered women and their families – one woman at a time. We serve women primarily in the North Texas area, but will accept referrals from anywhere in the United States.



Holiday Volunteer and Drop Off Opportunities

Meals on Wheels 

Your family can deliver meals to seniors who are in need in Dallas County. 


Children’s Hospital of Dallas

Make activity kits for children and teens and scheduled a drop off. There are also opportunities for donating pajamas, food and more. Check your local hospital for needs!


Soldier’s Angels

Pack stocking for our veterans! 


Dallas Life Homeless Recovery Center 

Families can volunteer to serve meals at this Dallas recovery center.  Children 10+ are welcome to serve with their families.  


SoupMobile (Pack Shoeboxes)

The SoupMobile is different from traditional soup kitchens in that they take the food to areas where the homeless congregate. They are on the front lines of the war against hunger in Dallas, Texas.  Taking a literal cue from Jesus’ command to “Feed My Sheep” this Christian organization also seeks to feed souls as well.

Dallas families: this holiday season fill a shoebox with necessities to be delivered by the SoupMobile. Details here


Interfaith Family Services

Help Interfaith Family Services provide “A Christmas To Remember” for homeless and at-risk families through your donation of Christmas gifts. Learn more on their website to head straight to their Amazon wishlist to donate. 


North Texas Food Bank

A non-profit hunger relief organization, the NTFB services over 200 food partners through a combination of donated and purchased foods. They have in person service opportunities (ages 13+) to help in their distribution centers and mobile pantries. They also have many virtual volunteer opportunities.  


Bonton Farms 

An urban farm that helps reinvigorate surrounding communities. They have socially distanced outside service opportunity in Dallas.  “Swing down to Bonton for a morning of farm restoration and to-dos like goat milking, plant harvesting, and chicken cooping.” It’s family-friendly (ages 10 and up). Monday – Friday 9:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. Email to set up. 


Mercy Street 

Mercy Street is a Christian mentorship organization with a variety of volunteer opportunities during the holiday season. Find volunteer opportunities here.

Please keep checking back as we update this list and browse all the gifts that give back on our Holiday Gift Guide!