Charities

When you purchase a toy to donate to the Margarita Ball, you are making a difference in the life of a child. We are proud to partner with the following charities to provide a Christmas for children. 

Alabama Hispanic Association

Our Mission is to foster the welfare of the Hispanic community in Huntsville and surrounding counties by providing educational programs, identifying services and resources available in the community, facilitating access to these services and resources, promoting cultural awareness, and bridging the gap between the Hispanic community and the community at-large.

Number of Toys Requested: 175 

Age Range: 4 – 14

AshaKiran

Our Mission: AshaKiran is committed to educate, empathize, and empower persons of South Asian and other foreign-born origins while providing culturally sensitive and confidential services to people experiencing traumatic/stressful situations.

Our Vision: To be a “ray of hope” toward building a healthy and harmonious community 

Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Our Mission: To provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1:1 relationships that changed their lives for the better, forever.

Our Vision: That all children achieve success in life. 

Number of Toys Requested: 225

Age Range: 5 to 14

Boys and Girls Club

Our Mission: To inspire and enable all young people especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

Number of Toys Requested: 300

Number of Toys: 300

Age Range: ALL

CARE Center

Our Mission:  Sharing the love and hope of Christ while empowering our neighbors in southeastern Madison County through education, employment, and crisis support

Our Vision: The CARE Center seeks to rid the communities in Southeastern Madison County of intergenerational poverty – where our neighbors are educated, employable, self-sustainable, and believe in the transforming redemption of Christ’s love.

Number of Toys Requested: 10 bikes, 200 toys 

Age Range: ALL

CASA of North America

Our Mission:  To change a child’s life for the better.

Our Vision: CASA’s vision is to have a caring adult advocate for their best interest can make a lasting difference for a child who has been neglected or abused. 

Christmas Charities

Our Mission:  For Madison County residents at or below the area median income or in emergent need, we provide basic necessities year round at no cost, provide year round distribution of clothes, school supplies, household items, furniture, and Assistive Technology medical equipment at no cost, provide year round delivery of clothing to children at schools at no cost, and distribute food and gifts to children and families during the Christmas season at no cost. 

Our Vision: To improve the quality of life year round for Madison County residents in need by providing services at no cost. 

Number of Toys Requested: 150 – board games, bikes, footballs, basketballs, super heroes

Age Range: 8-12

Downtown Rescue Mission and Owens Women House

Our Mission:  To serve as a lighthouse in our community for the poor, homeless, and destitute in order to meet their physical and spiritual needs through the life-changing power of Jesus Christ.

Our Vision: To bring the hope of the Gospel to the hurting, hungry, and homeless in our community. 

Families and Children Experiencing Separation (F.A.C.E.S.)

Our Mission:  To meet the needs of children in foster care or at risk of being placed in foster care. We help all children be children. 

Number of Toys Requested: 100 – balls, legos, bikes

Family Services Center (Lift Housing)

Our Mission:  Family Services Center is a community-based organization whose mission is to enhance the well-being of individuals and families through supportive services. 

Our Vision: To help you and your family resolve important issues through mental health counseling, homelessness prevention, and more. 

Number of Toys Requested: 150

Age Range: 8 to 15 

Focal (Foster Children Alliance)

Foster Children’s Alliance (FOCAL) has been helping Madison County foster children and foster parents since 1985. FOCAL assists foster children and families with resources to meet the many needs of children that cannot be obtained other ways. Monies are earned through fundraising events and donations from the community.

Number of Toys Requested: 200

Age Range: Infants to 15

Harris Home for Children

Our Mission: Our mission is to provide full time residential foster care and therapeutic and educational services to help the children of Alabama achieve maximum potential.

Number of Toys Requested: 150

Age Range: 12 – 16, Teens

Hazelgreen Work Shop

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Heart of the Valley YMCA

Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Number of Toys Requested: 100

Age Range: 0 to 5

Holy Spirit Hispanic Family Outreach

Our Mission: We are a faith community centered in Jesus Christ, empowered by the Holy Spirit to proclaim God’s love and the Gospel message through word and action to all.

Number of Toys Requested: 200

Age Range: 1 – 12

HOPE Place (Crisis Services of North Alabama)

Our Mission: HOPE Place is a safe, confidential shelter for adult and child victims of domestic violence. HOPE Place is a program of Crisis Services of North Alabama.

Number of Toys Requested: 150

Age Range: 0 to Teen

Kids to Love

Our Mission: The Mission of the Kids to Love Foundation is to meet the needs of foster children while they wait for permanent homes.

Manna House

Our Mission: To provide food assistance to those in need.

Our Vision: Not only do we want to help provide for the physical needs of our community, but we also desire for them to receive support to grow mentally and emotionally. 

National Children’s Advocacy Center

Our Mission: To model and promote excellence in child abuse response and prevention through service, education, and leadership.

Number of Toys Requested: 200

Age Range: 12 and Under

Second Mile

Our Mission: Second Mile desires to empower the community where the hopeless can find hope; where children can find love and laughter, where young men and women can look to the future with pride and eager anticipation rather than with fear and dread; where men and women of all ages can discover the depth and the breadth of Christ’s love.

Number of Toys Requested: 200

Age Range: 5 – 10

She’s All That Charities

Our Mission: We are a passionate group of women who want to provide every young lady the ability to embrace her potential and discover her passions. 

Age Range: 12-16 all girls 

Toys for Tots

Our Mission: The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

Number of Toys Requested: 320