become an elf

Help us make a difference by Becoming an elf or Donating

  1. 1. select a child

    Select a child to sponsor from our list of deserving kids. Start the process of becoming an elf by browsing through the list of children and their families who are available to be sponsored.Click through to each child's page in order to learn more about their personal story, including their age, hobbies and other family members. Once you've decided on the child you'd like to sponsor, simply click on the "Elf Me" link to register your selection.

  2. 2. purchase items

    Purchase the items on their wish list. Once you're registered to be an Elf, we will send you the child's information , (sizes interest etc.) of the child (or children) you have chosen. You will then shop for your child using the child's information as a guide. Please remember that by choosing to sponsor a child you are agreeing to be responsible for all of the child's gifts for the holiday season.

  3. 3. bring your gifts

    Bring your gifts to the wrapping party. Once all of the gifts have been purchased, you are then invited to attend our fun and festive gift wrapping party with all of the other Elves. Enjoy food, drinks and general merriment as we wrap all of the presents and get them ready to be delivered to the children. If you can't make it to the gift wrapping party, please drop off your gifts at one of our designated locations before the date of the wrapping party.

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Who are the Charleston Elves?
We are a group of volunteers within the Charleston community who are committed to giving needy children a special Christmas.
How do I sponsor a child and become a Charleston Elf?

Sign up to be a Charleston Elf by clicking on the following link: Become an Elf. Choose the children you want to sponsor, provide the required information and then follow the steps required to sponsor a child.

What are an Elf’s responsibilities?

Sponsor a child’s Christmas and attend the gift wrapping party or drop the unwrapped gifts off at one of the designated drop off locations, if the Elf can’t attend the gift wrapping party.

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