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Giving Tuesday 2021

Join us to raise funds to support CHRIS 180's work and make the holiday season bright for our families. Your gift will help bring joy to our clients this holiday season and every dollar up to $35,000 will be doubled!
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Event: Giving Tuesday 2021, on 30 November 2021
Closed on 31/12/2021
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UPDATE November 30, 2021, 4:41 PM: We have unlocked one final match, extending our total match to $35,000!

UPDATE November 30, 2021, 7:41 AM: Thanks to the generosity of Advisory Council member J.D. Kellum, our match has been extended to $30,000!

For 40 years, CHRIS 180 has been determined to help our clients celebrate the holidays with joy. From providing therapy to help youth in foster care heal from trauma to providing families experiencing homelessness with a place to live to ensuring that clients have holiday gifts of their very own, we reach out to our neighbors who need us. We are counting on friends like you to make sure that every person we serve feels joy this holiday season, especially after the challenges of the last 18 months.

Will you be the one to make the holidays special for CHRIS 180's clients?

Your gift for Giving Tuesday on November 30 will make TWICE the difference. Every gift up to $20,000 given on this page by midnight on November 30 will be matched 100%!

Your donation on Giving Tuesday will ensure that our clients receive the support they need to heal from trauma and change the direction of their livesand celebrate a holiday season of joy.

Make a giving page and spread the word!

You can be the one to change someones life with support from your friends, neighbors and loved ones.

How to get going:

1. Click on the Start Fundraising button.

2. Make an account, then create and customize your "CHRIS 180 Giving Tuesday 2021" fundraising page with your own goal, picture and a story about why CHRIS 180 is important to you. (Here is a step-by-step guide on how to set up your page, along with suggested scripts to share.)

3. Share your fundraising page with your family, friends, neighbors, colleagues and classmates. Ask that they join you in supporting CHRIS 180 with a donation to make the holidays bright for our neighbors.

The Difference You Make

$25 Provides a new set of holiday pajamas for a child in our foster homes

$50 Provides a night of housing for a youth experiencing homelessness

$100 Provides a new coat, gloves, hat and scarf for a youth in our foster homes or transitioning out of homelessness

$150 Feeds 30 youth experiencing homelessness at our Drop-In Center

$250 Provides new clothing for a child in our foster homes

$300 Provides personalized holiday gifts for one child living in a foster home

$500 Provides essential resources including shoes, clothes, raincoat, duffel bag, MARTA card and more) for one youth experiencing homelessness at our Drop-In Center

$1,000 Provides the gift of stable housing by offering security deposit and first month of rent for a family experiencing homelessness

$1,200 Provides nine individual trauma-informed therapy sessions for an uninsured child or young adult needing support

$2,400 Provides 18 individual trauma-informed therapy sessions for an uninsured child or young adult needing support

$5,000 Provides the life-changing gift of a year of weekly therapy sessions for an uninsured child or young adult

Have questions or need help setting up your fundraising page? Contact us at and we will gladly assist you.

About the charity

CHRIS 180's mission is to heal children, strengthen families and build community. We improve our community by providing children, adults, and families with high-quality, trauma-informed behavioral health services and support systems including housing, counseling, training and skill building.

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