- Children & Youth
Christmas in Fairfield is a unique ministry that provides clothing for children in need and parents with the opportunity to shop for and purchase toys for their children at reduced and affordable prices. Think of the joy you feel when you see someone open a present that you have selected especially for them. By participating in Christmas in Fairfield you are blessing these families with the gift of giving!
There are several ways that you and your family can be involved with the Christmas in Fairfield Shop:
1. Sponsor a Child.
We have 150 children in need of clothing sponsors this year. By sponsoring a child (or children), you are committing to purchasing at least three (3) items of clothing for them. Please visit one of our Christmas in Fairfield information tables throughout the month of November to sign up and receive all of the details you will need. The tables are located in the Sanctuary foyer and on the 1st floor beneath the Sanctuary.
This year, we would like to have 250 people give $100 to the Toy Store. After volunteers stock the store, shoppers will be able to purchase toys at a 75% discount. If you would like to donate, please make checks payable to Hope Health Center, and place your donation in the offering plate or drop it off at one of our information tables throughout the month of November. The tables are located in the Sanctuary foyer and on the 1st floor.
3. Volunteer at the Toy Store. (Sign Up!)
There are many ways in which you can help with the toy store. We need volunteers to provide cookies for the shoppers, transport items to the store prior to the event, and set up and decorate the store. We also need volunteers the evening of December 8 to work at the store and assist shoppers. Sign up today! For more information, you can email William Slappey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Christmas shop has been such a blessing to our family. I went shopping there last Christmas not knowing what to expect and came away with a bundle of gifts that only cost what I would have spent on one child. We teach our children it's not about receiving, but when you can fill up your otherwise empty Christmas tree, they learn about giving on a whole new level through your example. Thank you!”