Elves for Elders

Elves for Elders small bannerElves for Elders is our annual holiday gift-giving initiative that seeks to bring warmth and joy to seniors in our community. We achieve this by connecting them with generous individuals like you! Our goal is to spread holiday cheer by collecting holiday gifts from compassionate community members and having our dedicated staff of "Elves" hand-deliver them with a smile to seniors throughout Cuyahoga County. Your donations help make this festive season brighter for our cherished seniors. Join us in creating holiday magic and ensuring that no senior feels forgotten during this special time of year!


New dates:

10/30 - 12/8
Become an Elf!
Purchase gifts from our Target registry or from your favorite establishment.

11/1 - 12/8
Gift Donation Drop-Off
Monday - Friday 10 am-3 pm
13815 Kinsman Rd. Cleveland, Ohio 44120
Please ONLY wrap gifts in a gift bag.

Gifts will be hand-delivered by DSAS Elves to older adults throughout the holiday season.

If you have questions or would like information on other ways to support Elves for Elders, please contact Daphne James by email at Daphne.Kelker@jfs.ohio.gov or phone (216) 698-4731.

Gift List

  • Warm Blankets
  • Towel Sets
  • Hat, Scarf and Glove Sets
  • Socks and Slippers
  • Pajamas and Robes
  • Soaps and Lotions
  • Deodorant and Perfume
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Hand Sanitizer and Masks
  • Puzzles and Games
  • Word Search Books and Pencils
  • Coloring Books and Crayons