Alternative Gift Fair
Join us for an opportunity to talk to local non-profit representatives and donate in honor of friends or family.
On Sunday, December 5, St. Paul’s will be offering a wonderful alternative to gift giving. Several representatives from local charitable organizations will be in Otey Hall in from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm and 4:00 -6:00 pm, just before our traditional “Lessons & Carols.”
These mission-driven groups will welcome donations to help them continue their important work while in return you get the opportunity to honor a family member or friend with a unique gift. You will leave with a pretty personalized gift card for giving that reflects the donation.
Representatives will be present from a variety of nonprofits, including: Begin Anew, Episcopal Relief & Development, Gigi’s Playhouse, My Friends House, NOOK (Needs of our Kids), and Healing Housing.
Gigi’s Playhouse – dedicated to changing the way the world views Down syndrome through national campaigns, educational programs and providing programs to empower those with Down syndrome.
My Friend’s House – dedicated to serving neglected, abused or at-risk boys ages 12-18 in a group-care facility offering programs to help them recover from their adverse situations and become successful young adults.
NOOK (Needs of our Kids) – dedicated to partnering with schools in our area to ensure that all students enter the classroom ready to learn and succeed by providing clothing, prescription glasses, food and any basic needs.
Healing Housing – dedicated to helping women recover from alcohol/substance addiction to live independent, sober and healthy lives through counseling, financial literacy training, employment and spiritual direction.