Each Christmas, low-income families are faced with the pressure of how to provide gifts for their children. The options usually available often cause shame and dependency—both of which contribute to the poverty cycle. Through year-round donations of new toys and gift items, the Christmas Store shelves are stocked with a variety of toys, books, games, and more ranging from $1 – $10, making it possible for these families to share the joy of giving and have the dignity of making the purchases themselves. Held the first Saturday of December, this opportunity is available to all who have need and no income verification is required. For more information, contact Christmas@AriseDE.org or call (302) 319-4433.