You can feel confident that your gift is making a difference, because every dollar raised for the 100 Neediest Cases program goes to help local people.

Adopt a family

Choose to adopt one of thousands of high need cases before the end of the year to help address specific needs and brighten someone’s life during the holiday season.


You can easily encourage your friends and family to help make the holiday season bright for local families in need with our fundraising platform.

100 Neediest helps deserving individuals and families this holiday season. Even the smallest gift will provide basic needs like food, shelter, utilities, clothing and more to thousands throughout our community. 

Brighten the holiday season for Mr. J and his daughter


Mr. J is a single father raising his 7-year-old daughter, who has epilepsy. Mr. J is currently unemployed and is the only caregiver for his daughter. She attends school, and they would be grateful for help with school supplies and uniforms and any additional help with food, clothing and medication.

Give the gift of hope


At 21 years old, Mr. S became a victim of gun violence, losing an eye and facing numerous challenges that hinder him from working full-time. Living with his mom, he shoulders the responsibility to help pay bills, rent and provide food.

A gift from you helps local neighbors


M is a 60-year-old retired veteran living on a fixed income. M relies heavily on community support and resources to maintain his basic living needs. Accumulating medical needs have added to his challenges, and he’s seeking assistance. M would be grateful for extra support with medical bills, food and household items.