Jubilee Christmas Needs Your Support

Countdown to Jubilee Christmas – Only Days Away
646 Local Families | 1,790 Children | 28 Event Sites


VOLUNTEER elves are needed to staff our Donation Center (NOW – Dec. 5) and to assist with Jubilee Christmas part 2 on Saturday, December 9. This is a great opportunity to host a family and assist them in shopping for their children. Please SHARE this with others.


DONATIONS are appreciated for Jubilee Christmas from churches, organizations and individuals, and help make the program a success. You can help by donating a cash gift of $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000 or more to Jubilee Christmas. Your cash gift to Jubilee Christmas may be given in honor of a friend or family member — in lieu of a holiday gift. LUM will send a Holiday Card sharing that a donation has been made by you to Jubilee Christmas in their name.


GIVE NEEDED ITEMS to Jubilee Christmas. Donations of new, unwrapped toys, clothing (newborn to 12-year-old), books, games, sports equipment, quilts/family blankets are welcome. Donations may be dropped through Monday, Dec. 4 at Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co. (West Lafayette) and through Tuesday, Dec. 5 at Oakland Academy (Lafayette).

Volunteering, making a monetary donation or giving new, unwrapped toys, clothing, books, and more are greatly appreciated. Make this a special Christmas for local children with your support of LUM Jubilee Christmas.

LUM Jubilee Christmas is a special LUM program for families with children ages 12 and younger. Participants will attend an event on Saturday, December 9 at one of our 28 host sites and select new toys for their children. Each parent will be assigned a host who will assist them in shopping and wrapping their gifts. Each family also will receive a food gift card and homemade Christmas cookies to make their Christmas dinner more special. This year, 646 local families will participate, impacting 1,790 children.

Donate Items — Jubilee Christmas Wishlist — new items only

  • Toys, Board Games, Dolls, Lego sets, Dress up & Pretend Play, Play kitchen items
    • Highest need — children aged 10 – 12 years old
    • No Guns, please
  • Sports & Recreation equipment — Balls & equipment (basketball, soccer, kick balls, baseball, etc.), Bikes, Outdoor games (Flying discs – Frisbee, Hula-hoops, Jump ropes, Family games)
  • Books (grade-level: Pre-K through teen)
  • Craft Kits & Art Supplies
  • Children’s clothing — outfits; winter coats, gloves, hats, scarves, boots;
  • Blankets & Quilts — each family gets at least one for the family
  • Wrapping Paper, Gift Bags, Tape
  • Batteries
  • Gift Cards — Food cards, Gift cards for teen siblings
  • Bottled water
  • Trash bags (30 gallon)

Donation Centers are as follows:

  • LUM Office
    420 N 4th Street, Lafayette
    — Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1 — 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Oakland High School/LARA
    1100 Elizabeth Street, Lafayette (rear – cafeteria entrance)
    — Monday, December 4 & Tuesday, December 5 — 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co.
    100 Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette
    — Through Monday, December 4; HOURS: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

For more information on LUM Jubilee Christmas, click HERE.

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