Durham YMCA Presents of Peace

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Give the gift of Hope & Love!

Join us and our neighbors to provide a holiday shopping experience for families in our subsidized programs. Through Presents of Peace, we partner with families in our community to make the gift-giving tradition special for everyone. The Presents of Peace Shopping Celebration on Saturday, December 15 will be filled with shopping, wrapping, raffles and fellowship!

There are two way you can help:

Donate a gift to Presents of Peace by choosing a child’s tag from one of the trees decorated throughout the Durham branches. Please return the gift with its tag to the Y no later than Friday, December 7. *Please leave your gifts unwrapped.
Volunteer to help make the Presents of Peace celebration on Saturday, December 15th a meaningful experience. Activities we need help with on that day:
  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. - Decorate, help stock and organize gifts.
  • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Help families shop, wrap presents, provide snacks and fellowship. Holiday meal will be served for staff & volunteers.
  • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Breakdown and clean-up.

Date & Time

Saturday, December 15, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
*Volunteer Opportunities 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Lakewood YMCA
2119 Chapel Hill Street, Durham


For more information, contact Patrice Johnson:
Patrice.Johnson@YMCATriangle.org | 919-987-8832