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In an effort to help organizations that help so many, our angel tree will have items you can purchase and donate to these wonderful organizations!

Family Promise (Red Ornaments):  In response to families that find themselves homeless, Family Promise brings the faith community together to help families regain their housing, their independence, and their dignity. Family Promise is a partnership of congregations within a community helping families who are facing homelessness. It offers an opportunity for volunteers of all faiths to reduce homelessness and transform lives. Their needs include:

  • Twin sheet sets,

  • Towels,

  • donations to their ongoing operations.

The Van (Green Ornaments) The Van’s mission is to love and locate our homeless neighbors. They primarily serve these needs by going out to them.  They visit current homeless camps, search for new camps, comb alleyways, check under bridges, and seek out people deep in the woods. They take supplies such as food, water, clothing and hygiene products to people where they are. Second also partners with the Van to shelter our homeless neighbors during winter weather events. Their needs include:

  • Adult coats, blankets,

  • $25 gas cards, thermal underwear

  • Socks

  • Something from their Amazon wish list

Lucie’s Place Promise (White Ornaments): Lucie’s Place provides LGBTQ young adults experiencing homelessness in Central Arkansas with safe living environments, job training and counseling services in order to ensure lifelong stability and success, and works to promote equality and acceptance for LGBTQ young adults. Their needs include: 

  • 31 day bus passes

  • AT&T $35 go phone prepaid cards

  • ZTE Altair 2 (Z432) 3G QWERTY Keyboard Phone – AT&T

  • Or something from their Amazon wish list

To participate, simply stop by the tree at the back of the worship center, select an ornament and return items and the paper ornament to the church by December 16

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