For eleven years now, SouthWest Mission in Verdun has focused its energy on reaching out to the community. Once again this December, we are organizing a Christmas Celebration for approximately 100 children in the Verdun area.
Our goal this year is to provide each child with a Christmas stocking that they will “stuff” themselves. At the party, children will participate in fun-in-the-spirit of Christmas activities that in return will give to others (i.e. prepare a Christmas card or message for someone in a seniors’ residence) and then have the opportunity to select “stocking stuffers” for their own stocking.
In order to make this happen, we are looking for donations of NEW and GENTLY USED stocking stuffers: action figurines, Barbies, games, colouring books, legos, candies, new mitts and socks… anything that could fit in a stocking! We’re asking you to go through your toy boxes and see what you might pass along. Or what about setting up a box at your workplace? Donations will be received at church on Sunday, or at the Mission during activities there. It’s never a bad idea to call ahead.