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Holiday Gift Drive

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Every year, as winter approaches, our kids begin to believe again — in the magic of the holidays. With the kids' input, we provide businesses, churches, even individuals with those wishes in mid-November to guide them in selecting presents for the kids. Then, after collecting the gifts at their businesses and other organizations, these volunteers arrange to deliver the items they’ve gathered the first few weeks of December. Your generosity brings smiles to a lot of young faces — and joy to many hearts.

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If you're organizing a gift drive for the children at CEDARS this holiday season, please contact Tracy at 402-437-8820 prior to the event. Thank you—you put a special sparkle into the holidays for our children.

A few items we know the kids will need this year include:

  • Baby Dolls (All Ethnicities) and doll accessories
  • Toys for Children ages 0-3
  • Baby items: baby blankets, bath, bath products/sets, diaper cream
  • Remote Control Cars/Trucks
  • Lego Sets
  • Men’s clothing size large and socks & underwear (all adult sizes)
  • Nail & Make-up Sets
  • Hair Products, Flat-Iron, Hair dryer
  • Portable speakers/Docking Station
  • Phone Chargers for iPhones and Androids
  • Earbuds
  • Medium size Duffle Bags
  • Low Cut Men's Black Socks 
  • $25 Gift Card to Wal-Mart, Target, Any Gas Station or $20 to SuperSaver
  • Bath & Body Works Sets
  • Axe products for teens
  • New bedding (twin and toddler sizes)
  • Bath towel sets
  • Gift cards for families to have fun together (bowling, movie theatres, laser tag, University of Nebraska State Museum and Planetarium, Children’s Museum, Children’s Zoo, Miniature Golf, Ice Skating, Lost in Fun, Champions Fun Center, Defy Gravity)

To coordinate any donations, please contact Tracy at 402-437-8820. Thank you!

If you live in the Lincoln, Nebraska area...

Red ornaments listing a child's age and a specific wish are available at the following locations. Please return the items unwrapped by the dates listed to these locations. If you miss a drop off deadline, gifts may be brought to CEDARS at 6601 Pioneers Blvd. Thank you for making a difference in the life of a child.

  • Applebee's

    All 3 Lincoln locations are participating (Applebee’s North, Williamsburg Village, Gateway). Ornaments will be available starting November 20. Gifts will be due back by December 11.

  • Campbell's Nurseries

    56th & Pinelake or 2342 S 40th Street. Ornaments are available! Gifts will be due back by December 11.

  • Comfort Family Chiropractic

    1600 S 70th Street Suite 201. Ornaments are now available! Gifts will be due back by December 11.

  • CVS Pharmacies

    All Lincoln locations are participating (70th & O; 48th & O; 27th & Old Cheney; 16th & South; 48th & Van Dorn; 56th & Hwy 2; 14th & Superior). Ornaments are available! Gifts will be due back by December 14.

  • Duteau Subaru and Chevy

    2750 Jamie Lane. Ornaments will be available starting November 23. Gifts will be due back by December 11.

  • Gary Thompson Agency

    4200 Lucille Dr & Waverly, NE. Ornaments are available! Gifts will be due back by December 11.

  • Gateway Mall

    Ornaments will be available starting November 16. Gift will be due back by December 14.

  • Miller Time Pub

    333 S 13th Street in the Marriot Cornhusker Hotel. Ornaments are available! Gifts will be due back by December 11.

  • NE Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine

    575 S 70th St #200. Ornaments are now available! Gifts are due back by December 7.

  • Serenity Salon

    5550 S 59th Street Suite 17, near Petco. Ornaments are available! Gifts will be due back by December 10.

  • Slumberland

    5240 N 27th Street. Ornaments are available! Gifts are due back by December 15.

  • South Ridge Dental

    5533 S 27th Street Suite 102. Ornaments are available! Gifts will be due back by December 11.

  • Spine & Sports Chiropractic

    4130 Pioneer Wood Dr #3. Ornaments are available! Gifts will be due back by December 10.

  • Union Bank & Trust

    4243 Pioneer Woods (on 70th); 84th & Lexington; 6801 O Street; 6801 S 27th Street (near Pinelake). Ornaments will be available starting November 23. Gifts will be due back by Dec 10.

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