"Nothing is ever too much to do for a child."
Mary Virginia Merrick, Founder
To foster a personal love of Christ expressing
itself in service for needy children regardless
of race, color or creed.
*Christmas Home Tour - December 6, 2019
*Annual Meeting and Mass - January 22, 2020
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon and MANY THANKS to those who offered financial support to our marathoners, half-marathoners and relay teams.
We raised $22,000, putting us 8th out of the 50 marathon charities listed!!
Who We Are
We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, serving children in the greater Detroit area. Our primary focus is caring for the boys at the Christ Child House as well as clothing the newborn and providing additional services to nurture the youth in our surrounding communities. Our organization includes and embraces members of all faiths, dedicated to expressing their love of the Christ Child by service to all God's children.
We are Part of a Larger Organization
The Christ Child Society of Detroit is part of the National Christ Child Society, which has nearly 6,000 members in 44 chapters across 20 states driven by faith, love, and a desire to change the futures of children in need. The society was founded in 1887 in Washington DC by Mary Virginia Merrick.
Help Support Christ Child Society
Donations are the lifeblood of every charitable organization. We rely on the generosity of our very much-appreciated members/volunteers and donors to help us defray the day-to-day cost of providing our charitable services and meeting our mission of service to the less fortunate children.