Hearts of Hope
(Formerly christmas FAmilies)

Donation Suggestions for Your Consideration

Ham or Turkey for a family - $15.00
Gifts for a single child: top, pants, toy, book  - $65.00
Winter Outer Wear for a child: Jacket, Snow Pants, Boots, Hat/Mittens - $100.00
Food for an entire family - $125.00
Food and Gifts for a family with 2 children - $255.00
Winter Wear, Food and Gifts for a family with 2 children- $455.00

Consider making a donation in honor of someone this Christmas.  You can then download the below letter and customize it for your loved one.

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Hearts of Hope provides area families-in-need with Christmas gifts, food and the activity bags described below. Here's what you can do:

In December

  • Help fill out the Hearts of Hope with a child’s information and gift details.
     
  • Adopt a single heart or a whole family.  Purchase the gift detailed on the heart, wrap the gift(s) and return to church not later than Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
     
  • Involve your co-workers in this ministry by adopting one of our Hearts of Hope Families and working together to purchase the gifts for the family.
     
  • Adopt needed food items for our Hearts of Hope families.
     
  • Volunteer during the week before delivery to process gifts or food boxes.  Contact Sue Thompson.
     
  • Sign up to make deliveries to the families on Sunday, Dec. 17th after worship.  Contact Sue Thompson.
     
  • Make a monetary donation by clicking on the button below.  Or, use the red, Hearts of Hope envelopes found in your weekly bulletin or mail a check to the church with Hearts of Hope in the memo line.

In September

Shop Back to School Sales – Our adopted Hearts of Hope families receive an activity bag filled with items that encourage creativity and family togetherness.  Back-to-school sales time is a great opportunity to purchase items for our 80 boxes at reasonable prices.  Please consider picking up quantities of the following items and leaving them in the tub outside of the Care Closet:

  • Crayons
  • Colored pencils
  • Marker sets
  • Glue sticks
  • Packs of colored construction paper
  • Packs of White Drawing or Computer Paper
  • Activity and Coloring Books
  • Puzzle, brain teaser, word game books
  • New and used children’s books and paperbacks
  • Small games and decks of cards

 

Questions? Contact Sue Thompson 715-571-2797 or Sarah Luedtke 715-574-1345.