Dutchtown residents, businesses, non-profits, and others have teamed up to establish the first annual Adopt a Family campaign this holiday season! Needy Dutchtown families can apply to receive a holiday basket including gifts for children and adults, as well as clothing and personal care items.

The campaign is being organized by Tasha and Chip Smith of Cross Grand, in partnership with Cassandra Logan and Logan’s Kids Resale, Employment Connection and Cure Violence, DT2 • Downtown Dutchtown, the Dutchtown Justice Alliance, ARJ Community Outreach, Santa’s Helpers STL, the Buchanan Foundation, and the SLMPD First District Business Partnership.

Make a Contribution

We would greatly appreciate your donation of gifts, personal items, or money. Donations can be delivered to Cross Grand, 3304 Meramec St., from 3pm to 6pm on weekdays or 9am to 1pm on the weekend. Please bring your donations of:

  • Toys and games for kids of all ages (new or gently used)
  • Clothing for children and adults (especially winter items such as coats, hats, gloves, and scarves)
  • Personal care items (soap, toothpaste, laundry detergent, etc.)

You can also contribute via CashApp by sending your donation to $tashachip. If you need to make other arrangements to drop off your donation, please contact latasha@dutchtownstl.org.


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Top photo by Paul Sableman.