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16 Creative Ways to Give – 2023 Holiday Season

Colorado Springs has many opportunities to give back to the community this year!

3 feel-good reasons to get involved:

1. Few things fill us with more gratitude than helping others.
2. Service projects and donation drives are a great bonding experience.
3. Coordinating these for your office makes you the office hero!

We’ve pulled together 16 super helpful ways that you, your family and friends, or even your whole office can give back in a meaningful way this year.

Hang onto this list for when you’re making plans with loved ones (great for making memories!), or for when you’re out shopping and want to bless another family in need.

Spread cheer in 2023!

  • Make an individual donation.
  • Gather your family or group to coordinate a service project.
  • Be the office hero by hosting a food drive!

Find out where you can do all of these things in Colorado Springs below!


Where can you do a holiday service project in Colorado Springs?

  1. Marian House Kitchen
    Serve a hot meal. The Marian House Kitchen offers hot, nutritious meals 365 days a year to anyone free of charge from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm. They are always looking for more volunteers.
  2. TESSA
    TESSA has a variety of projects for volunteers on their beautiful campus which serves people escaping abuse. Check out their website for the latest service project opportunities.
  3. Westside Cares
    Help with their shower or laundry programs, adopt a family for the holidays, or help with other program needs for this valuable community resource.
  4. Springs Rescue Mission
    Serve meals or welcome guests to their services which offers people shelter, housing, nutrition and hygiene services, and work opportunities. You can drop off a bag of donation items too!
  5. Ronald McDonald House
    Prepare a comforting, home-cooked meal or treat in their House kitchen, or assist with other projects that make the House a warm environment for families with critically-ill children.


Where can you donate holiday help or gifts in Colorado Springs?

  1. Children’s Hospital Colorado
    You can donate new toys, clothes, art supplies, and more. Lots of options here.
  2. Springs Rescue Mission
    They have a unique take on adopting a family at Christmas. Check it out.
  3. Salvation Army
    Purchase a gift for a child in-store or online through this Walmart and Salvation Angel Tree Program.
  4. Fire Station
    Drop off helpful items to your local firefighters like individually-wrapped snacks that can be on a truck for a long day, chapstick, socks, baby powder, or sunscreen. They love gifts!
  5. Gently-used items
    We list several nonprofits where you can donate home goods, toys, medical supplies, clothes, and more. Many of these places offer community holiday programs too.


Where to host a charity food or gift drive in Colorado Springs

  1. Care and Share Food Bank
  2. Food to Power
  3. Christmas Unlimited
  4. Wish Wednesday, The Hanger at CASA of the Pikes Peak Region
  5. Springs Rescue Mission Homeless Shelter + Services
  6. TESSA Amazon Wish List


Like you, we care deeply for our community.
We have so many things to be thankful for, and it’s our pleasure to pass along our blessings to others.

Joyful Spaces is getting ready to do our own second service project in Colorado Springs, CO. Stay tuned for that update and reveal! Click the link to see how our first service project went.

Did you know we have a nonprofit too?
We offer no-cost, professional organizing services to at-risk families in need through our community-sponsored nonprofit – Sponsor A Space. We are always looking for more caring neighbor donors!

How do you give back in the holidays?
Tell us what we else we should include!
Email us at or drop us a note on our Contact Page.


Happy holidays!

At Joyful Spaces, we provide low-stress organizing sessions in Colorado Springs to help you conquer your clutter, and transform your space to make it creatively efficient, so you can get back to what you actually love!

We know that you want to be an organized person who has it all together.
In order to do that, you need less stress from mess.

The problem is — you're surrounded by clutter, which makes you feel overwhelmed. We believe that getting your space organized shouldn't be so hard.

You shouldn't have to do it alone either!

November 7, 2023

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