Collecting Toys for Children in Need/Volunteers Needed

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Collecting Toys for Children in Need/Volunteers Needed

Time: November 20, 2017 to December 7, 2017
Location: Narthex or Fellowship Hall
Street: 3900 King Street
City/Town: Alexandria
Phone: 703.212.8528
Event Type: toys, collection
Organized By: Mark Elder and Lana Hurdle
Latest Activity: Nov 20

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Event Description

Gifts Needed for Christmas Party for All God’s Children

Saturday, December 9th at 5:00 pm

 

You can help make it a success. We are collecting toys for our annual Christmas party to benefit 175+ children from local homeless shelters and organizations. In lieu of toys, you can write a check to “FUMC” and put “Homeless Christmas Party” in the memo line. BUT if you love to buy toys, we need toys for ages 0-15. Please do not wrap your gifts. Buy whatever you choose, but here are some gift ideas: infant toys; board games; soccer, basketball & other sports balls; dolls/barbies; pretty ponies; trucks; action figures; matchbox cars; blocks; educational toys; legos; craft or art supplies; jewelry; watches; purses/ bags; and hand-held games. Please include batteries for toys that require them. Consider preparing a complete gift bag for one child (1 larger item, ~3 smaller items, ~$75 value max; indicate age and gender – let Lana know if you plan to do this). You may drop off your gifts in the box located in the narthex by Thursday evening, December 7. In addition to toys, we are collecting books, new or gently used, suitable for ages 2 through 16. Please put your book donations in the collection box in the narthex. Volunteers are also needed for: kitchen, crafts/games, drivers, behind the stage, on stage, set-up, making treats, packing gift bags. To volunteer click here to download the form or pick up a form on the Connect Boards at church. 

Contacts: Mark Elder 703-212-8528, markuselder@gmail.com or Lana Hurdle 703-243-6809, lanahurdle@aol.com.

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