What is the Christmas Bureau?
The Christmas Bureau is an annual holiday assistance program coordinated by Catholic Charities Eastern Washington, Volunteers of America, and the Spokesman-Review. The program is made possible by generous monetary funds and volunteer hours donated by community members and organizations.
Holiday assistance we provide
Grocery Voucher: Families and individuals will receive a grocery voucher anywhere from $15-$30 dollars depending on the size of your home/family unit. You must have a valid photo ID to use the grocery voucher at participating grocery stores.
Books/Toys: Children in the home ages 17 and younger will receive one toy, and children ages 14 and younger will also receive an age-appropriate book.
Who we serve
The Christmas Bureau provides holiday assistance to individuals and families in need throughout the Greater Spokane area.
To apply online you must reside in one of the following:
(If you do NOT reside in one of the counties listed above you can still come to the Fairgrounds in person to receive assistance.)
Ways to Donate to the Christmas Bureau
If you would like to donate via check please mail to:
The Spokesman-Review Christmas Fund
P.O. Box 516, Spokane, WA 99210
Checks may also be delivered to the lobby of The Spokesman-Review at 999 W. Riverside Ave.
Please mark prominently, CHRISTMAS FUND.
Thank you for your support!