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Give Joy Holidays:

Christmas for KC Metro Foster Kids


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In the Kansas City Metro, there are more than 3,500 children in foster care.

Kids in foster care hurt during the holidays, but Christmas presents help give joy.

With the generosity of donors like you fulfilling a child’s wish list, foster kids can have happier childhoods. 

Your Support Gives Joy to Foster Kids

Give to a specific child from their wishlist.

Donate a financial gift .

Send gift cards for kids coming into foster care right before the holidays.

Why Give?

“Our kids didn’t know you got more than one Christmas present.”

Kids in foster care often wonder if Santa knows where they are. By shopping a child’s Christmas wish list, donating so we can fulfill a wish list on your behalf, or giving gift cards for kids just entering foster care, you help Give Joy to foster, adopted, and kinship kids.


Give Joy Now


Give a financial gift of any size and we will shop on your behalf.

Thank you for your generosity!


Pick how many kids you would like to match with and we’ll send you the child’s wish list. Select 3 or more gifts, typically $30 or less each, shop, and deliver gifts to our staff.


Host a gift card drive for kids entering foster care during the holiday season! Due to COVID-19, we prefer gift cards, however we graciously accept new gifts.

Family Sign Ups

Are you a foster, adoptive, or kinship family? Register your children beginning October 19.

Have Questions?

FosterAdopt Connect will help with any questions.


October 1, 2019
December 1, 2019