In 2002, founder Mike Burright realized that a local family with two small children wouldn’t have the Christmas every family deserves unless he stepped in. He asked his family and friends for donations of toys, clothing, and household essentials. Mike wrapped the gifts, put on his Santa suit, and made a special delivery to the family in need.

From those humble beginnings, the Christmas Family Adoption Foundation (CFAF) was born. Within two years, we were up to 55 families helped, and by 2010, we expanded the program into a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that today has helped thousands of families in the Portland, Salem, and Vancouver metro areas.

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Our generous volunteers commit their valuable time and resources to raise funds every holiday season. They help manage donations, shop for gifts, wrap presents, and make deliveries in time for Christmas wishes to come true!

We sincerely appreciate the volunteers, agencies, and caseworkers we work with every year to help families in need. We do our best to make both the adoption and nominating process easy for everyone, but we need your help!

CFAF continues to grow each year. As a result, we need Angels to adopt our families and donations more than ever to help make Christmas a time of celebration for our families.

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