Hiway 80 Rescue Mission seeks toy donations to help needy children

Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 12:46pm

Longview, TX — Already the mission has received a record number of applications. Last year we served 350 families, and handed out 3000 gifts to low-income children. This year we have requests to help just as many if not more. We also will provide gifts for 200-250 homeless adults at a Christmas Eve party. At a time when the mission is serving record numbers of people seeking help, donations have been down. The Mission is seeking donations of toys for children and teens, personal hygiene items/adult gifts, and food.

There are many ways to help.
Donate gifts/ host a toy drive.

See attached flyer for a more specific needs list

Upcoming Events (some of these events are already closed to volunteers due to the need being met. Call Gary Crim at 903-759-8101 if you are interested in volunteering)

Dec. 9th 7:00pm Mission Chapel Card Party Homeless can send cards home
(No volunteers needed)

Dec. 17th-21st Expo Hall Fairgrounds Wrap gifts Volunteer wrap and sort gifts for parties
(Critical need for volunteers)

Dec. 22nd 6pm Expo Hall Fairgrounds Family Party 700 children (w/parents) will receive gifts and meals (no volunteers needed)

Dec. 24th 9:00am Mission DC Meals on Wheels Vol. deliver meals to shut-ins

Dec. 24th noon Mission Meal/Gifts For homeless adults
(No volunteers needed)

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