Christmas Goals

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Each Christmas, Connection has intentionally served this community through various efforts including providing meals and presents to those who otherwise might not have either. After several conversations with many school counselors in our county, we realized there are some immediate and on going needs we wanted to try and meet. Instead of have a specific "Christmas Service Day" we are setting some goals as a church to raise the items listed below. These will be used for students in need as well as helping replenish the food supply at Christian Social Ministries. 

We are hoping to have all of these items in by December 8th. Check back for any additional updates/items and to stay up on what has been brought in so far.

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  • Fruit cups
  • Trail mix
  • Granola bars
  • Peanut butter
  • Small boxes of cereal
  • Ramen noodles
  • Pop-tarts
  • Pudding cups
  • Non-refrigerated milk
  • Macaroni and cheese cups
  • Pop-top canned soups, meats, fruits, and vegetables
  • Juice boxes
  • Bottled water
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Boxed dinners (non-frozen)



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200 Hygiene Bags: (1500 Items Total)

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(Any Shampoo and Conditioner will work, however, please also consider purchasing products for a diverse range of hair types from some of these brands: Carol's Daughter, Cantu, Shea Moisture, Mielle Organics, Camille Rose Naturals, As I Am, The Mane Choice)

  • For Guys: shampoo, conditioner, razor, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, body spray
  • For Girls: shampoo, conditioner, razor, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, feminine products, lotion

*We had an incredible donation of 250 toothbrushes and toothpaste, so while we still would like complete bags turned in, if you also want to purchase individual items, we can create new bags with to items already brought in

450 Clothing Items: 50 of Each Item

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Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL *Please bring new items only*

  • Jackets: 1*
  • Sweatshirts: 8*
  • Sweatpants: 3*
  • Long-sleeve shirts: 6*
  • Gym shorts: 0*
  • White crew-neck undershirts: 5*
  • Socks: 63*
  • Leggings: 0*
  • Underwear for girls: 6*

*# of items that have currently been brought in

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