Holiday Assistance Program for Schools - Similar to Giving Trees or Angel Trees

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Are you implementing a holiday assistance program for children in need at your school, such as a Giving Tree or Angel Tree? This resource has everything you need from start to finish, from obtaining names from teachers, to inviting families, to creating tags for a display for sponsors. I included helpful tips, an array of design options for tags, spreadsheets for keeping track of information, and so much more!

Resources Included in your Holiday Assistance Program download:

  • (1) 45-page PDF file (NOT EDITABLE, as clipart and fonts had to be flattened)
  • (1) 9-page EDITABLE Microsoft .DOCX file "Additional Holiday Assistance Forms"
  • (1) 3-sheet EDITABLE Excel .XLSX file

Included in the PDF (NOT EDITABLE, flattened):

•Title Page, Terms of Use, Credits

•Table of Contents

•Tips for implementing a holiday assistance program at your school

•Sample Timeline Planning Worksheet

•Holiday Assistance Timeline Planning Worksheet

•Family letter and blank wishlist form – 2 pages (not editable, but an editable version is included in the Microsoft .DOCX file)

•Tag Assembly Instructions page with pictures

•Sponsor sign-out tags (3 per page)

•Reindeer-themed tags with instructions for sponsors (adhere labels to the back)

•Card to display information about sponsoring sibling sets (optional). Simply write-in tag numbers of sibling sets onto the card.

•Colorful reindeer instruction cards to place on basket for sponsors to read (one set reads “wrapped gifts” and one reads “unwrapped gifts”)

•Other tag designs, each with blank backing page where you can attach your own labels. (Label templates NOT included.) Print front/back for the amount you need.

•Sponsor sign-out sheet to use with the tags that come 4/page (Page 33-43). One set reads “Wrap all gifts” and one reads “Leave gifts unwrapped.” An editable version is also included in the Microsoft .DOCX file.

•Sample email texts for sending to teachers/sponsors throughout the process


EDITABLE - Additional Holiday Assistance Forms (Microsoft .DOCX file), a 9-page editable file includes:

Editable Teacher Referral Form (1 page)

Editable Sponsor Sign-out Sheets (6 pages)

Editable letter to family outlining the holiday assistance program (1 page)

Editable Holiday Assistance Request Form for families (1 page)

EDITABLE Excel file (.XLSX files) includes 3 sheets:

•Participant Info

•Wishlist Info (can link to a Mail Merge to create a template and labels). Template not included.

•Teacher Referrals of Students: Use this sheet to compile families referred for the Holiday Assistance Program

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57 pages
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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