Take a gingerbread man, fulfill a wish at Darien Department of Human Services' Town Hall tree

The Gingerbread Man tree in Town Hall.
The Gingerbread Man tree in Town Hall.

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.