Advent Service Projects

Advent Service Projects

“We Belong To You!” 1 Corinthians 6:19-20

Beginning November 5th through November 20th, 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 AND CHILI, BOXED POTATOES, RICE, GRANOLA BARS, CANNED BEANS (NOT GREEN BEANS), CANNED FRUIT, PASTA SAUCE (NO PASTA PLEASE), DIAPERS SIZE 4 AND UP AND WIPES, TOILET PAPER, SHAMPOO

NO CORN, GREEN BEANS OR PEANUT BUTTER PLEASE

 #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 or $5

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

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) FAMILY SIZE PACKAGE OF INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED YORK PEPPERMINT PATTIES (approx. 24 per bag OR 11 OZ OR MORE) 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

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

GEHLEN STAFF: BRING WHAT YOUR GRADE IS ASSIGNED OR CASH DONATION

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