Holiday Wish List Drive

Give the gift of hope this holiday season

Help make the holidays hope-filled for our youth and families by ensuring they have gifts to open this holiday season.

Choose one of the ways below to spread some holiday cheer, and please make sure your unwrapped gift(s) and/or monetary donation reaches us no later than Wednesday, December 6th.

Request a Wish List

Fulfill the holiday wishes of a Lawrence Hall youth! Each of our 600+ youth created a wish list of items equaling $50–75, and they are excited! Gift drop off is between the hours of 9:30 AM–4:30 PM, Monday-Friday, at Lawrence Hall's North Campus building at 4833 N. Francisco Avenue in Chicago. Please leave all gifts unwrapped.


Help make a child's dream come true this holiday season, and request a wish list(s) by emailing Maddy.

Host a Gift Drive

Get your church, office, or friend group involved by hosting a gift drive. Our youth need:

  • Warm clothing, especially larger young adult sizes
  • Teenage-friendly gifts, hygiene products, perfumes, and cologne
  • Toys and baby clothes
  • Arts and crafts items
  • Books

To set up your own gift drive, email Laryssa.


Shop Our Amazon Wish List

Browse our Amazon Wish List, and send the gifts directly to Lawrence Hall. Please include your name and/or email address in the gift messaging slip.


**If shopping for an individual wish list, please include your wish list ID number in the gift messaging slip during checkout so we can match the gift to the correct child's wish list.**




Gift Card Drive

Our older youth love gift cards, as they get in the holiday spirit by shopping for themselves. Please purchase only physical gift cards —NO e-gift cards, please—and while you can donate as many gift cards as you wish, limit each card amount to $50 or less. All gift cards should be either physically mailed to our North Campus location (ATTN: Laryssa Sykes) or dropped off at North Campus. For any questions, please email Laryssa.


  • H&M
  • Zara
  • American Eagle
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Nike
  • Marshall’s
  • TJ Maxx
  • Macy’s
  • Forever 21
  • Old Navy
  • Victoria Secret
  • Kohl’s
  • Footlocker
  • Under Armour


  • Starbucks
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Subway
  • Chipotle
  • Wendy’s
  • Potbelly’s


  • Visa/Mastercard
  • Game Stop
  • Amazon, eBay
  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Apple, iTunes
  • Sephora
  • Lush Cosmetics
  • Walgreens


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