Grand Rapids has grown over the years, and so has the need among our community’s children. From donating $85 to buy 150 gifts our very first year back in 1908 to contributing more than $200,000 annually to get presents for 12,000-plus children nowadays, the community has surpassed our fundraising goal every single year.
We are ready to do the job again this year, and we hope you will join us.
Because the Santa Claus Girls is 100-percent run by volunteers, we can put 98 cents of every dollar you donate directly into gifts for children. We have no paid staff, little overhead and a local mission that keeps every dollar here in Kent County.
Please help our neighbors in need this Christmas and rekindle a magical sense of wonder among our community’s children.