The rush is on this holiday season to assist local children in need and their families. Gifts To Give in Acushnet is collecting donated clothing and gently-used toys for hundreds of local homeless families throughout this holiday season. CEO Jim Stevens visits Townsquare Sunday this week to discuss his remarkable, all-volunteer organization, the work they do, and the challenges they face.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and WBSM.com. Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area.

If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here. You can also send an e-mail to Jim Phillips at jim.phillips@townsquaremedia.com. This program can also be heard by downloading the WBSM app.

With additional reporting by Sasha Machado