Sign-ups have concluded. You may still bring a donation to the OLA parish office marked for "Adopt-A-Family." Or contact the agencies directly.
A. OLA’s St. Vincent de Paul program has 10 families in need of a sponsor to make their Christmas a real celebration. Please email Olga Anglin at [email protected] to join this community effort or leave a message at the OLA parish office at (909) 626-3596.
B. NOTE: The Pomona Valley Regional Center is reaching out for adoption for 50 families. You may call or email Caitlin (Ambord) Peterson at (909) 550-9814 or [email protected] for details.
C. Don’t delay! If you would like to make a simple donation to these programs, you may mail or bring it to the parish office.
D. Families served by Uncommon Good: You may provide gift cards to struggling families to shop themselves, or donate wrapped gifts for each family member and food for Christmas dinner. Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, there will be some changes to our program this year. Below are different options for adopting families.
- Digital Adopt-a-Family: The donor provides gift cards (no physical items) to families based on a gift card wish list of retailers. Cards can be delivered to the family or delivered to OLA or Uncommon Good for distribution. Please do not mail cards.
- Online Shopping: the donor purchases gifts for a family from an Amazon wish list or registry from Target or similar store. All items delivered directly to the family.
- Traditional Adopt-a-Family: The donor receives a family wish list of needed and wanted items, shops, wraps gifts, and drops off gifts to family or at Uncommon Good/OLA for distribution.
If you wish to receive a donation receipt for your 2021 tax-deductible contributions, please provide us with receipts for all purchases. If you have any questions, please email
Carlos Carrillo, Educational Programs Director
211 West Foothill Blvd
Claremont, CA 91711