cm_holidaydrive2San Marcos nonprofit Casa de Amparo invites the community to help them provide year-round support to over 1,000 Casa Kids with the organization’s 13th Annual Holiday Drive. Individuals, groups, and companies are all welcome to participate. Donations can be left at the Holiday Donation Center at 200 E. Barham St. Suite 101 on Dec. 9, 10, and 11 from 4 to 6 p.m., and on Dec. 14, 15, 16, and 17 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

There are several different ways to participate in the drive. Donors can purchase gifts from Casa De Amparo’s General Wish List, sponsor a Casa Kid by purchasing gifts from their individual wish list, sponsor a Casa Kid’s room at the center, or give cash gifts. Top needs from the General Wish List are towels, full and twin size bedding, baby monitors, vacuums, car seats, and travel strollers. Tickets to the movies, amusement parks, Moonlight Amphitheatre, or San Diego Padres games are also in high demand.

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