Blaine School District

Family Service Center

 
 



 

Holiday Assistance 2017



PLEASE REMEMBER TO SIGN UP FOR ONLY ONE PROGRAM. PROGRAMS ARE CROSS CHECKED AND MANY PROGRAMS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM THE LIST WITHOUT NOTIFICATION IF YOU APPLIED FOR MORE THEN ONE.


1.Community Toy Store

An opportunity for families facing financial challenges to purchase gifts for their children at only 10-25% of the retail value.  When and where:  Saturday December 9th in Bellingham.


What you will find: A waiting room with free beverages, snacks, crafts for the kids, and entertainment; free childcare while you shop; large shopping area filled with brand new toys, games, sports equipment, craft kits, Lego’s, books, and other fun things for kids; clothing gift cards for teens; gift wrap station where you can wrap your gifts or have someone do it for you. 


REGISTRATION & QUESTIONS: Contact Jessie Burton at the Family Service Center – 332-0740 or jburton@blainesd.org or fill out the google form https://goo.gl/forms/pDbaRxTNki6kS7Ri1


Additional details: Limit of two gifts per child (max ten per family) and one gift card per family; payment is cash only. All proceeds from toy sales are donated to community non-profit organizations. Limited referrals available on a first- come, first-serve basis, only for those families not receiving gift assistance from any other source.


3. Marine’s Toys For Tots

The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. Ages 0 -14; goal is to provide one small gift and one large gift.

Bellingham Toys for Tots Distribution   Our 2017 Toy distribution site will be located at 4151 Meridian St, Suite 110 (near the Burlington Coat Factory).  
We will be open to the public from 9am - 5 pm on:
Fri 1 Dec
Sat 2 Dec
Fri 8 Dec
Sat 9 Dec
Fri 15 Dec
Sat 16 Dec

REGISTRATION: All toy requests must be made in person at our distribution center. Our location will be determined shortly.


In order to receive toys you must be the custodial parent and provide:

1.A form of picture Identification for yourself (Acceptable form below)

a.Identification

b.Washington State Drivers Licence/ID

c.Tribal ID

d.Medical Card-for children

e.Social Security Card

2.ID for each of your children

3.Proof of residency in Whatcom County.

a.Phone Bill/Electric Bill

Personal correspondence will not be excepted as proof of residency NO PHOTOCOPIES OF ID WILL BE ACEPTED


QUESTIONS: (360) 207-0224

Please leave a message and a volunteer will get back to you as soon as possible.