Helping Others

Caritas Family Solutions

Caritas Family Solutions offers professional counseling as well as the largest foster care and adoption programs in Southern Illinois. The Secret Santa program provides Christmas gifts for hundreds of foster children and dozens of children of needy families, of all ages and backgrounds in Madison and St. Clair counties.

How to help

Volunteer to fulfill gifts requested on children's letters to Santa or donate money, gift cards and other gifts for children.

Contact information

To be a Secret Santa for a foster child, email Sue Lowry by Monday, Dec. 1, at For more information about Caritas, visit, stop by Caritas Family Solutions, 8601 West Main Street, Suite 201, Belleville, IL 62223 or call 618-394-5900. Email Sue