Do you want to help a neighbor in need have the best Christmas ever?
Do you need help in providing gifts to your children this year?

If you answered yes to either question, here are some opportunities for you:

Christmas Garland 
CHRISTMAS AT FAMILY CARE MINISTRY
 

Help the City Rescue Mission make Christmas brighter for
children in need by donating the following NEW items:

  • Gloves/Mittens/HatsChristmas at Family Care
  • Socks 
  • Underwear
  • Pajamas
  • Coloring Books and Crayons
    NEW OR LIKE NEW:
  • Board Games, Toys, Educational Books, Complete Puzzles
  • Gifts for teens are especially needed (e.g. hair dryers, curling irons, footballs, basketballs, sports accessories, jewelry, etc.)

All items should be appropriate for children age newborn to 14.

Bring your donations to the Family Care Ministry located at 319 Croton Avenue
by December 8th. Thank You!

 

SIGN UPS TO RECEIVE ITEMS FOR YOUR CHILDREN:
Tuesday, December 5th from 9:00 - 11:00 am & 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, December 6th from 9:00 - 11:00 am, 1:00 - 3:00 pm and 4 to 6 pm.

Applicants should bring proof of income, ID for every member of the household and a birth certificate for every child.



***Volunteers are needed to help with taking applications and to help parents "shop" for their children.  Call Linda Krumpe at 724-652-4321 or complete the online form at our Volunteer Page.***


CHRISTMAS AT MEN'S MINISTRY

Help a homeless man feel loved this Christmas by providing some necessities to use as Christmas gifts.

For our Dining Hall:  Christmas cookies and hams

For our Crossroads Emergency Shelter for Homeless Men:  We need hats, gloves, underwear, personal hygiene items, Burker King, Dunkin Donuts and phone gift cards, candy and snack foods.  Please call Rev. Chuck Gavroy at 724-652-4321 ext. 116 with any questions and to check which items are still needed.  Drop these items to the Men's Ministry (319 S Croton Ave) by December 19th. 

For our Recovery Program Participants:  Groups or individuals can request to receive a participant's name and a gift request.  Please call Greg Miheli at 724-652-4321 ext. 108 for more information or a participant's name and gift request. Gifts are needed by December 18th.

 
CHRISTMAS AT WOMEN'S MINISTRY

Donations of small gifts for the women residents of Covenant House are needed.  Some examples of appropriate gifts would be NEW:

Winter Hats, Scarves, Gloves Women at Hope Place
Slippers & Socks
Lotions
Picture Frames
Small Home Decorative Items
Holiday Craft Kits
Stationary & Pens
Costume Jewelry
Phone Cards

Gifts are needed by December 18th. Call Karen Jameson at 724-652-4349 for more information, directions, or for drop off times.