Adopt A Family 2013

The Season for Giving Starts Today

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More than 160,000 people have been blessed over the years by the Adopt A Family program. Here's how you can get involved:

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Through cash donations or direct sponsorship, you can help families in need right here in Michigan. Your cash donation will help provide clothes, toys and food for a family in need.  We join together your cash donations, with donations of new toys and clothes and we are able to purchase items at discounted rates. Your direct sponsorship provides a hands-on approach to helping families in need!  As a direct sponsor, you will select a family or families to adopt and provide them with a memorable holiday. See more at: This year, you will be able to browse families waiting to be adopted right on our website.

APPLICATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE ARE CLOSED:  Due to high demand, we have stopped accepting applications for help in the 2013 season. If you previously applied online and wish to check the status of your application, you may continue to do so at By logging into your account, you will be able to:

• Check your status
• Update your contact information
• Edit your wish lists

The only way to check your status is by logging into your account at Phone calls will NOT be accepted. Please visit the website to view your account status.

Resources for This Section

  • Video: Adopted family gets early Christmas from Volunteers of America Michigan
    If you've ever wondered how you can help make a difference, watch the news report below about Adopt A Family made Christmas possible for a 7-year-old girl who has undergone four heart surgeries. Then please consider signing up to adopt a family or making a contribution. And consider joining us for our Holidays of Hope gathering, which supports Adopt A Family.