Advent service projects collection information

Advent Gift Bag and Thanksgiving Mass Collection for Christian Needs

Beginning November 5th through November 19th, Gehlen Catholic students and staff will be collecting items for two very important Advent service projects.  

Elementary students turn in items to the library.  JH/HS students turn in items to their Religion Teachers.

 

#1 – Thanksgiving Mass Collection for Christian Needs Center

All students and staff are asked to bring a donation for the Christian Needs Center.

ITEMS NEEDED:  

SOUP, BOXED POTATOES, RICE, JELLO AND PUDDING MIX, CEREAL, CANNED VEGETABLES, CANNED FRUIT, GRANOLA BARS, PASTA SAUCE (NO PASTA PLEASE), DIAPERS SIZE 4 AND UP AND WIPES, TOILET PAPER



#2 - Advent Gift Bags for our special friends in the nursing homes, assisted living homes, Pride Group homes and for the elderly who are homebound in our parish.  We will be making over 350 bags this year. Students and staff make and deliver these special gifts before Christmas.


ITEMS TO BE DONATED: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Grades  Preschool, TK, Kindergarten, and Grade 1: THREE (3) LIP BALMS


Grades 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6: TWO (2) TRAVEL SIZE (2-3 oz.) HAND LOTIONS

Grades 7 and 8: THREE (3) PAIRS OF WOMENS SOCKS or $5



Grade 9: THREE (3) PAIRS OF MENS SOCKS or $5


Grade 10: ONE (1) 11oz. PACKAGE OF INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED YORK PEPPERMINT   PATTIES (approx. 24 per bag) or $5

Grades 11: ONE (1) 6-8 ct. PACKAGE OF INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED KLEENEX or $5



Grade 12:  ONE (1) 6-8 ct. PACKAGE OF INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED KLEENEX or $5



1ST SEM. CLT: ONE (1) BOX OF INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED LENS WIPES (MIN. 60-100 count/box)

Please help us to remember the true meaning of Advent and Christmas this year by donating to these special service projects!

Remember the meaning of TRUE JOY!

J – JESUS

O – OTHERS

Y - YOU

 

 

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