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The Hardship Heroes Holiday Experience is a special initiative designed to bring joy and create unforgettable memories for families enduring significant challenges during the holiday season. This program provides a festive HOLIDAY PARTY where children receive their wish lists from a visit with Santa! While they enjoy music, games and activities, experiencing the magic of the season! Families can also look forward to a delicious catered dinner, creating a heartwarming and memorable holiday celebration for all! Our goal is to make the holidays a brighter and more joyful time for those who deserve it most this holiday season!

Applications Open until September 15th. Families will be contacted either way by October 1st.

Are you filling out this application for yourself/your family or Surprise for Someone Else?
Myself/My family
Surprise for Somebody Else
What hardships do you feel have lead you to Hardship Heroes? Check all that apply
If requested could you provide documentation showing your past or current hardship?
Yes I can show documentation
It would be a challenge to show documentation

Hardship Heroes is an organization developed to bring support and smiles to those suffering hardships. We understand that hardships are personal. Please know that Hardship Heroes does not discriminate based on age, race, religion, gender, political affiliation, income level or type of hardship. However to be eligible to receive any benefits from Hardship Heroes you must meet the following requirements.

-Client must have suffered a hardship related to chronic illness, being a caregiver to the chronically ill, a mental health diagnosis, proven financial distress, diagnosed medical needs and/or suffered great unexpected grief or loss.

-Client must reside in either Carbon or Monroe County Pennsylvania. (With considerations in Northampton & Lehigh County) 


I grant permission for Hardship Heroes to use photographs, videos and written documents related to myself and my story, for awareness, fundraising and any other purposes directly relating to Hardship Heroes. I understand once I become a client, Hardship Heroes may use the stated above for public purposes, including social media and others forms of advertising. 

Thank you for taking the time to share your hardship with us. We know how challenging a time like this can be.

Once we receive and review all applications for the Hardship Heroes Holiday Experience, our team will carefully evaluate each submission. We aim to ensure that the families most in need are selected for this special event. Applicants will be notified of their status via email or phone call by October 1st. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to create a joyful holiday experience for as many deserving families as possible.

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