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The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree

Every holiday season, Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Club spearheads The Giving Tree gift drive! This annual effort puts holiday presents under the trees, menorahs, kinaras, and more of 500+ children living below the poverty line across Northern Orange & Sullivan Counties.

Local businesses who volunteer as Giving Tree host sites display a non-denominational holiday tree with ornaments that list the first name, age, and size, and hobbies of hundreds of children in need of a little extra support during the holidays.

Keep an eye out this fall for Giving Tree 2024 sign up dates! Whether you want your business to be a host site, you'd like to donate items or money toward gift purchases, or you'd like to choose a child to support, there's lots of ways to get involved.

Our Club staff and volunteers collect and distribute the gifts to kids in need right here in our community. Many of the Club Kids in our programs benefit from The Giving Tree, but we  also open the drive up to as many children as we can from our local community.

If you are interested in sponsoring a child but aren't sure how, just give us a call at (845) 342-8833!

Interested in Applying?

If you are interested in applying for your child(ren) to receive gifts through The Giving Tree, please stay tuned this fall for the 2024 application!

Just an FYI: Families with children who do not attend Boys & Girls Clubs' before or after school programs and/or our summer day camps are eligible to apply! They will be required to submit additional financial documentation to be considered.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis as long as our resources allow.

Interested in Becoming a Host Site?

If you are interested in becoming a host site for The Giving Tree in 2024, hang tight until the fall! Once sign up forms go live this fall, they will remain open through November 2024.

All Host Sites will be included in official Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Club press releases and advertising!

Thank You to our 2023 Host Site Locations

  • Action Toward Independence, Inc.
  • Allstate
  • Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills
  • Cooper Arias
  • Crystal Run Healthcare
  • Dana Distributors
  • Franklin Lackee, DDS
  • Jeff Bank
  • Nebrasky Plumbing
  • Raymor & Flanigan
  • Resorts World Catskills, Executive Office
  • Schmidts Wholesale
  • Sullivan County Manager's Office
  • The Heron Restaurant
  • The Misner Agency
  • Town of Mount Hope
  • Town of Neversink
  • Town of Wallkill
  • Here's Help Staffing
  • Walden Savings Bank
  • Gibbs Team 
  • Restoration Church
  • Catskill Hudson Bank
  • Thalman's Service Center
  • Sullivan County District Attorney's Office
  • United Methodist Chuch

Support Giving Tree

Unable to be a host site The Giving Tree but still want to help? Check out the official Amazon Wish List for 2024's Giving Tree!