Cass Christmas Store 2020: Reimagined

To keep everyone safe, things are going to look different this year for the Cass Christmas Store. They will still be providing gifts and essentials for children affiliated with Cass programs and parents will have the opportunity to provide input and wrap their children’s gifts. But rather than a physical “store” with donations made for parents to choose from, there will be two ways to provide gifts for these children.

Option One: Sponsor a Child currently in a CCSS program:

  • Cass caseworkers are working with parents to compile information about each child including age, sizes, clothes and toy suggestions. We hope to preserve the spirit of the store by allowing parents to choose the items they hope to give their child.
  • Donors will sign up to sponsor a child and provide gifts for Christmas ($50-$75/child)
  • Sign up here to Sponsor one or more children; email us at cassvolunteers@gmail.com  if you can’t access the google doc form and we will assist you.
  • We will match you with children starting in early November with all gifts delivered by December 13th (more information will be provided when you’re matched).
Option Two: Donate Gifts “in bulk” to Support Additional Children
  • But wait, you say!! I shopped the clearance sales as you asked me to and I have a stockpile of random gifts at my house!? We need those too!  The Cass staff and the Christmas store elves will sort these gifts and fulfill gift requests for those last-minute Christmas needs (Rotating shelter).  We will still be accepting general donations (new and unwrapped) at the World Building. Call in advance at 313-883-2277 to arrange a drop-off.
  • Haven’t shopped yet but love the idea? Use this Amazon Wishlist or hunt for your own deals and have your packages shipped directly to:

Attention: Cass Christmas Store
11745 Rosa Parks Blvd Detroit MI 48206

  • These new and unwrapped donations will need to be received by December 18th.
Your generous donations of gifts and volunteer time in past years have been greatly appreciated and we hope that you will support the Cass Christmas Store this year.