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What is Stewart’s Holiday Match?

Holiday Match is a holiday collection program, matched by Stewart’s Shops, to help kids all year long. Together with our customers, we were able to raise more than $1.89 million from Thanksgiving through Christmas Day. All that money helps local children’s charities. Stewart’s Holiday Match program has allocated more than $24 million since the program’s inception in 1986.


Who can give?

Stewart’s matches all individual donations. We can collect donations from businesses or groups, but are unable to match them. THE COLLECTION PERIOD HAS NOW CLOSED.


Can I make a donation with a personal check?

Yes, please make your check payable to Stewart’s Holiday Match. You can place the check in our Holiday Match collection bucket at any Stewart’s Shops location or mail it to our corporate office Attn: Amy Potter, PO Box 435, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. THE COLLECTION PERIOD HAS NOW CLOSED.


Can I make a donation using my credit or debit card?

Unfortunately at this time we cannot accept donations via debit or credit. Our program is unique, with 100% of the funds going directly to charity without administrative fees. THE COLLECTION PERIOD HAS NOW CLOSED.


Who receives funding?

Local charities benefiting children under 18 (501c3) receive funding from Holiday Match. 100% goes to charity – there are no administrative fees. A brochure listing the organizations which received funds last year is available at all Stewart’s Shops or by clicking here.


When will I be notified of the status of my request?

Every application will receive notification upon allocations in March. No phone calls please.


How can kids’ charities get funding?

501c3 charitable children’s organizations within our 31 county market area can simply fill out an application and send it in for review.


Where can I get an application for Holiday Match funding?

The application period has ended.


Where do the monies go?

Holiday Match funding goes back to local children’s groups in 31 counties where our shops are located.


When can I make my donation?

Holiday Match donations are collected from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day at all Stewart’s Shops. THE COLLECTION PERIOD HAS NOW CLOSED.


When is the deadline for applications?

Applications must be submitted online or postmarked by January 31, 2018.


How will I know if you received my application on time?

Please apply online to guarantee delivery and save you postage. You will receive a response that your application has been received. You may also mail your application certified return receipt if you would like notification. No phone calls please.


When do charities receive funding?

Funds are distributed in March.


Who is helping to promote Holiday Match?

2017 MEDIA PARTNERS: