CFTC is sponsored by Love Out Loud, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (EIN:47-4085418).

All donations are tax-deductible.

Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the State. Love Out Loud's NC Solicitation License Number is SL011420.


We are grateful for the wide-ranging financial support for Christmas for the City. For CFTC2018, 95 businesses, 64 non-profits and schools and 83 churches came together. In addition to well over $200,000 of in-kind donations, our partners contributed $51,171.12 to cover the remaining hard expenses of $49,362.

There are several ways you can give to CFTC2019:

GIVE BY CASH/CHECK: Send cash or checks made out to "LOVE OUT LOUD" (the non-profit which oversees CFTC) and mail to Love Out Loud, 1650 Ivy Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27105.

GIVE ONLINE: Give online by CLICKING HERE. Once you've set-up your account with several short steps, you'll be able to give online or by text easily. After you receive a PIN (unique for each transaction) and have entered it, you will be able to choose from the list of designated areas below under the menu that reads "Undesignated Gift:" such as the following key words:

  • cftc: for Christmas for the City, an annual Christmas party for the city

  • giftmart: an opportunity at CFTC for parents to buy new toys/gift for their children at greatly reduced prices

GIVE BY TEXT: Text any amount to (336) 750-6555. If you have not set up an account, you will receive several short steps to set up your giving. CLICK HERE for a video overview of the process. To give specifically to Christmas for the City, simply use the key word "CFTC" after the amount (for example: $100 CFTC), and your offering will go into a restricted fund for CFTC. Other key words are listed above.