Centerville Civic Association Announces “Christmas in July” Gift Card Drive

Filed Under: Philanthropy

Centerville – The Centerville Civic Association (CCA) is delighted to announce its annual “Christmas in July” Gift Card Drive, running from July 1 through July 31. This fundraiser is part of the CCA Families in Need mission, aimed at supporting residents in emergency and temporary need throughout the year.


Residents are encouraged to donate unused gift cards to assist those in need. The CCA, through the generosity of community donations, distributes thousands of dollars in gift cards annually, providing crucial support during difficult times.


Accepted Gift Card Donations:

  • Clothing Stores: Back-to-school clothing, winter jackets
  • Grocery Stores: Meals
  • Restaurants: Fast food and take-out
  • Sporting Goods Stores: Backpacks, sneakers, sports equipment
  • Ocean State Job Lot: Backpacks, clothing, nonperishable items
  • Gas Cards: Always needed


Gift cards of any denomination are accepted. Community members can also consider redeeming credit card points for gift cards to donate.


Donation Drop Box Locations:

  • The 1856 Country Store: Open 7 days a week at 9am
  • Centerville Public Library: Open M-F 9-5, Thursday until 7, Saturday 10-2


For more information about the “Christmas in July” Gift Card Drive and how to contribute, please contact the Centerville Civic Association here.