All parishioners are encouraged to participate in this holiday project!
Boxes are located at the side doors of church for your donations.
DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23
NEW ITEMS ONLY PLEASE!
No war toys or dangerous toys! Items in bold are especially desired. If you prefer to contribute money to purchase additional gifts/food for Christmas dinners for families, contact the Parish Office. Please be as generous as possible. For many families these are the only gifts they receive for Christmas.
Diapers and pins, blankets, sleepers, crib mobiles, powder, lotion, shirts, rattles, teething rings, baby toys, etc.
Pull toys, soft toys, cars & trucks, blocks, balls, dolls, etc.
Books, games, marbles, jump ropes, coloring books & colors, basic school supplies, cars & trucks, jacks, dolls, markers, socks & underwear, etc.
Games, cosmetics, jewelry, sports equipment, batteries, music box, wallet, fishing equipment, camouflage vests, sweatshirts, socks & underwear, watch, purse, belt, hunting clothes, sports equipment, toiletries, etc.
Elderly & Adults
Powder, slippers, billfold, large size shirt, purse, scarf, mittens, sweat suit, knee high socks, lotion, jewelry, nail clipper, blanket, towel, underwear, bedding etc.
Toiletry items, dry detergent, *hard candy, *dried fruit and *nuts, craft kits, Christmas ornaments, wrapping paper/tags. *All candy/dried fruit/nuts should be separate and sealed to keep moisture out. No canned goods or food items. Use zip lock bags for lotion/shampoo. Be sure to mark what’s inside! No articles that can be damaged by freezing. Coats/blankets are especially needed in the sub-zero temp. Shoes, youth –adult.
GUIDE FOR SHOEBOX ITEMS
Age appropriate. Something fun(toy), hygiene items(toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, etc.), useful (school supplies), warm (gloves, stocking hats, scarves, socks), religious items. You can giftwrap if you choose (Please wrap cover separate from the bottom) and mark if the box is for a GIRL or BOY and what age (2-4) (5-9) (10-14).
Thank you for blessing someone’s Christmas!