If you have any questions about when to sign up, where to bring gifts, or want more information, please contact Kristy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers: There are a lot of opportunities to volunteer in a variety of areas. We will be assigning volunteers to 2 hour shifts.
Taking out trash, doing dishes, sweeping, vacuuming, emergency bathroom maintenance, etc.
Walk-through observations, resolving or redirecting conflicts or unsafe behavior, directing guests, etc.
Collecting and wrapping gifts and monitoring the gift exchange table
Providing movies, games, raffle items, kids table activities, and interacting with guests throughout the day.
Prepare and replenish snacks and drinks, monitoring food trash throughout the day, welcoming guests, etc.
We are also looking for any people who would be interested in being a Coordinator for any of these areas. This person/group would take this area on and coordinate the details with the assistance of the main event coordinator.
Donations: We are looking for donations for raffle items, wrapped gifts, food, warm clothing items, etc.
GIFTS: The following are suggestions or ideas for possible gifts. Don’t feel limited by these. We only ask that if you donate a wrapped gift to label it appropriately (i.e. Boy 3-5 yrs, Woman, Man, Girl 13-18yrs, etc.)
Kids: toys, dolls, stuffed animals, action figures, books, mittens, gloves, socks, warm scarves, hats, candy, etc.
Adults: health & beauty items, books, compact games, mittens, gloves, socks, warm scarves, hats, candy, etc.
***Please DO NOT include gift cards or bibles in the wrapped gifts.
RAFFLE ITEMS: The following items should remain unwrapped.
bicycles, mp3 player, prepaid phone/cell phone cards, gift cards, etc.
Bibles can be donated but will be available to those who want them rather than included with a gift.
FOOD: There will be a Christmas meal available during the day, but in addition we will be providing snacks throughout the day. If you’d like to donate, consider the following:
chips, pretzels, cookies, doughnuts, sweet rolls and breads, crackers, cheese, sodas, juices, and any other holiday style snacks or drinks you can think of.
WARM CLOTHING: If you have or know of a resource for new/like new warm clothing, you can donate these items as well: coats, socks, weather-appropriate shoes, scarves, gloves, blankets, etc.