Evansville-based non-profit, Aurora, who works to end homelessness in the community, is looking for people to step forward and adopt a family for their annual Holiday Party coming up in mid-December.

The organization is looking for clothing, toys, and other items for individuals and families who live in their Vision 1505 housing facility and Rapid Re-Housing/Re-Entry Program, as well as basic necessities for those they serve through their Homeless Street Outreach.

Here's specifically what they're hoping to get for each, according to a recent e-mail newsletter:

Vision 1505

  • Purchase (2) articles of new clothing and/or household item(s)
  • 1 "special request" item
  • Staff will provide family information to donors including a wish list and sizes.
  • Gifts should be delivered, unwrapped, to 1001 Mary St. by Friday, December 6th at 4pm.

Rapid Rehousing/Re-Entry Program

  • Purchase (2) articles of new clothing and/or household item(s)
  • 1 "special request" item
  • Staff will provide family information to donors including a wish list and sizes.
  • Gifts should be delivered, unwrapped to Aurora, 1001 Mary Street, by Friday December 6th at 4pm.

Homeless Street Outreach

  • Purchase  (2) articles of new clothing
  • 1 "special request"
  • Purchase a few basic necessity items such as underwear, hygiene products, gloves, etc.
  • Gifts should be delivered, unwrapped, to 1001 Mary Street by Friday, December 6th at 4pm..

Note:  Typical investment is $50-$80 per client.

If you're interested in helping out, but don't have time to shop, Aurora will gladly take monetary donations and do the work for you. Contact Rose Druan at rduran@auroraevansville.org or call 812-428-3246 if you have any questions, or to sign up as a donor.

[Source: Aurora]