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Local Holiday Resources

The holidays are around the corner. Our Direct Services Team put together this list of local Holiday Relief efforts. 

United Way Santa Fund Program linked here. Sign up and donations start Thanksgiving Day. Voucher program, students can receive vouchers from schools.You can also call into United Way (434) 972-1701.  Serves All Counties.   


Chrsitmas Giveaway through Come As You Are. Information linked in this Facebook Post. To register a child or children, use this Google Form. To sponsor a child, reach out to Come As You Are via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Crozet Baptist Church collecting right now for Thanksgiving meals for over 300 needy families. Serves Albemarle. Program information linked here.


Toys for Tots serves all counties: program information linked here. 


Toy Lift serves all counties: Vouchers are sent to the schools in early October and are due back by mid November.  Please contact the social worker or counselor in one school to request a voucher (It is not necessary to go through every school your children attend. All children should be listed on one voucher and turned in to one school). Vouchers are sent to the foundation by the school, not the individual families. Program information linked here.


Salvation Army Angel Tree program:  https://saangeltree.org/ 


Nelson County Angel Tree: toys and food program information linked hereChristmas Angel Tree Program,  Every Christmas we work with county social workers and school counselors to help identify individuals, families and children in our community who do not have the resources to engage in gift giving/receiving or to purchase traditional food for a holiday meal. Our Angel Tree ministry makes Christmas come alive for our neighbors in need. To help or recommend someone who might benefit from this program, email us or call 434-263-5652. 


Christmas Item collection for Fluvanna Women’s Correctional Center. Program information and donation specifics available here. Drop-off at Effort Baptist Church, Monday-Friday 9 am - 4 pm. 


Fluvanna County Holiday Assistance Food packages and toys assistance for Christmas and Thanksgiving. MACAA 842-2521 Fluvanna Christian Service Society 589-8231 


Upcoming Events

Fluvanna IAC Meeting
Nov 04 2021 - Nov 04 2021
09:30AM - 11:00AM
Louisa IAC
Nov 11 2021 - Nov 11 2021
09:30AM - 11:00AM
Nelson IAC
Nov 15 2021 - Nov 15 2021
02:00PM - 03:30PM
Greene IAP
Nov 22 2021 - Nov 22 2021
10:00AM - 12:30PM
Fluvanna IAC Meeting
Dec 02 2021 - Dec 02 2021
09:30AM - 11:00AM

About SARA

The mission of the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) is to eliminate sexual violence and its impact by providing education, advocacy and support to men, women and children. Our vision is a community free from sexual violence.

Communities Served

We are located in Charlottesville, Virginia and serve:

  • City of Charlottesville
  • Albemarle County
  • Louisa County
  • Nelson County
  • Fluvanna County
  • Greene County

Contact SARA

 Charlottesville, Virginia

 24-Hour Hotline: 434-977-7273
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