Woodlands Online cares about our community and every year we like to give back to the community by helping raise funds for local non-profits.

We are highlighting several local non-profits to bring attention to their community service as well as to spotlight their respective organizational needs during this Christmas season. We will include a list of items that you can purchase and drop off at their location. There will also be a link to their donation page. With such a diverse group of non-profits, you are sure to find an item that fits your cause.

The 2016 WOL Giving Tree Farm:



Operation Military Embrace

We are a group of dedicated Texans who have formed a Texas based tax-exempt/non-profit 501(c)(3) military support organization, Operation Military Embrace, Inc., (OME) to assist America’s seriously injured and ill Warriors and their families in their time of need.

Items Needed:

Coffee (one pound or 10 - 12 oz. bags.)

Meat Pouches (tuna, salmon, chicken, turkey, etc.) or in cans

Beef Jerky / Slim Jims

Granola Bars / Clif Bars / Power Bars

Pocket Size Snacks (nuts, fruit gummies, trail mix, etc.)

Hot Chocolate (individual packets)


Batteries (especially AA & AAA)

Personal Care (toothpaste, tooth brushes, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner)

Foot Powder & Cream

Hand Warmers

Zip Loc Bags (Qt. size)

Cross Word / Suduko puzzle books

Loofas (i.e. shower scrubbers)

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Operation Pets Alive

Operation Pets Alive! is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization striving to elevate Montgomery County to a No-Kill community through innovative programs that raises community awareness, reduce the number of dogs and cats that enter our shelters and increase the number of dogs and cats that leave our shelters alive. Operation Pets Alive! believes that many in our community share our values with regard to homeless dogs and cats. Therefore, we see a need to increase community awareness and community involvement regarding the No-Kill movement and the plight of homeless dogs and cats in our community. We want to help people “do the right thing” for animals.

Items requested:

Boarding for one pet for one day ($10)

Monthly flea treatment for one cat ($15)

Monthly heartworm & flea preventative for one dog ($20)

Vaccinates a cat from life-threatening diseases ($25)

Vaccinates a dog from life-threatening diseases ($30)

Spays or neuters a cat ($60)

Spays or neuters a dog ($80)

Pays for an x-ray ($90)

Puppy Starter Foster Starter Kit: food, puppy pen, collars, puppy pads ($100)

Place a shelter dog on a ‘Pups on Trucks' Transport to a partnering no kill organization in another State ($200)

Place a shelter dog on a ‘Flight for Life’ Transport to a partnering no kill organization in another State ($250)

Behavior Training ($500)

Pays for FHO Hip Surgery ($800)

Pays for a ‘Flight for Life’ Transport of up to 40 dogs ($4,000)

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Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch

Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch is a 501(c)(3) non-profit facility whose mission is to enhance and transform the lives of children, individuals and families struggling with mental and physical challenges. The Ranch offers exceptional equine programs in a loving Christian environment.

Items requested:

Gas Gift Cards

Home Depot - Gift Card

Lowes  - Gift Card

Wal-Mart - Gift Card

Office Depot - Gift Card

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Love Fosters Hope

Foster Kids - Love Fosters Hope is a Texas-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with many facets, but one purpose: to impact the lives of children and teens in foster care who have been abused, neglected or abandoned. There is no donation too large or too small, because what truly matters is the heart of the giver. There are several convenient ways to make a tax-deductible contribution to Love Fosters Hope. We're grateful for every financial gift made to Love Fosters Hope. Each dollar received is used to fund our operations and impact the lives of foster kids who desperately need our help.

Items requested:

$25 Cinemark Gift Card

$30 Target Gift Card

$49 Apple iPod Shuffle

Please call (832) 823-1889 before dropping off your donation. Mail ins will also be accepted. We are located at 33300 Egypt Lane, Suite G400 in Magnolia, TX 77354.

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Interfaith The Woodlands

Interfaith of The Woodlands is a non-profit social service agency providing numerous programs and services to meet the needs of The Woodlands and the surrounding area. What began as a dream of Mr. George P. Mitchell, founder and original developer of The Woodlands, flourished into a reality and is helping thousands of individuals and families each year.

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