Those entering Town Hall this season will see a colorfully lit evergreen tree covered with gingerbread men. Residents are encouraged to take a gingerbread man in exchange for making a holiday gift donation with the Department of Human Services.

Gift suggestions include:

  • Feed a mind: children's books, educational games or toys or a gift card to a book store

  • Spread holiday joy: Gift card for Walmart, Target, CVS, Walgreen's or Kohl's

  • Holiday meal: gift card for Palmer's or Stop & Shop

  • Help a neighbor get to work: gift card for gas

  • Keep  family warm: Donate to the Darien Human Services gift fund to help pay for heat

  • Gift of clothing: Socks, leggings, hats, gloves, scarves, sweat shirts, and sweat pants.

  • Make a wish come true: Trucks, cars, sports balls, dolls, legos, games, sleds, arts & crafts

Bring a new, unwrapped gift or gift card to Darien Human Services office at Town Hall Room 109. For questions call 203-656-7328.