Adopt-A-Family Donor Sign Up

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There are low-income families in our community whose financial situations will not allow them to experience a joy-filled holiday season. You can reach out and help one of these Palatine Township families by “adopting” them for the holidays.

The “Adopt-A-Family Program” provides new clothing, toys, and gifts to families in need.  Please read the detailed program guidelines below and submit the “Donor Sign-Up Form” no later than November 1, 2019, if your family, club, church, business, or organization would like to participate in this program. When we receive your form and match it to a family we will send you information about your “special family”.

This year the gift collection and distribution will take place on Saturday, December 14.  When you receive your family information, you will also be assigned a drop-off site and time. If you are unable to deliver your gifts on this date, please let us know. However, due to the large size of the program, we appreciate your flexibility whenever possible.

We are requesting donors to provide gift cards instead of gifts for the parent/guardian. This will allow the parent/guardian to purchase much-needed items for their families such as food, clothing, and toiletries.  As in previous years, in order to maintain uniformity among the recipients, we ask that you spend approximately $50-75 on each person in the family.  Please keep this in mind when deciding how many and what size families to “adopt.”

 Please provide your information as you would like it to appear in correspondence and Adopt-A-Family records.

The date for the 2019 Adopt-A-Family Program is Saturday, December 14. You will be assigned one of two drop-off sites.

If you have additional questions please contact the Township at 847-358-6700 or email or

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