For more than 55 years, supportive community members have granted the wishes of children through the Holiday Wish program at Franklin County Children Services. Because of your support, these children have received more than a gift, they been given a memorable moment with their families that they will never forget. Help us provide gifts for thousands of youth served by the agency and put the magic back in the holidays for our families.
You can help in one of the following ways:
Holiday Wish needs new toys for youth served by Franklin County Children Services. While we are accepting any new toy, our most needed toys include:
Holiday Wish is open for donations Monday, October 2- Monday, December 18.
Franklin County Children Services
855 West Mound Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223
Follow the signs to our workshop.
This program allows individuals or organizations to sponsor children ages 10 and younger, who select their own special gift(s) up to $50 per child. Sponsors then go out and purchase that special gift and help add some Holiday magic into the lives of the children we serve. Sign up here
Our Children's Fund is comprised of several unique funds that help thousands of children receive birthday and holiday gifts, attend summer camps, participate in sports, pay for college, and so much more. To donate online and select which fund you’d like to contribute you click here donate online.
For more information about Holiday Wish, contact the Volunteers Department at (614) 275-2690.
Your business or organization can hold a toy drive this season and help us bring joy to children in our care or custody. Call (614) 275-2520 or click here to sign up now through November 17! Toy Drives are eligible for Holiday Wish Posters, Gift Tags for trees! Pick up is also available for eligible Toy Drives, otherwise all items must be delivered to our 855 W. Mound Street location by December 9.