2021 Holiday Partnerships

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Grace Avenue 2021 Holiday Partnerships
Begins November 28, 2021

Return All Donations by December 12th
Grace Avenue’s mission is to eradicate Homelessness in any form it presents itself. This Advent and Christmas we are partnering with a local agencies and non-profits to support our local communities. We are collecting needed items for various organizations to help during this season and throughout the year. 

Information tables and collection bins (red tubs) will be set up in the Sanctuary Narthex, the Worship Center Lobby, and the office entry lobby. Return your donations to these bins by December 12th.

Contact our Missions Minister, Mary Martin, at [email protected] with questions.

Frisco Family Services
Support the FFS Holiday Store
Frisco Family Services Holiday Store Program relieves much of the stress for our neighbors in crises during the holiday season.

-Pick up a “Wish Ornament” from the church, purchase what is listed and return it to the church. -OR-

-Pick up a small stocking form the church and fill it with smalls goodies (stickers, candy, lotion, chap stick) and a kind note for an individual, family, or senior citizen.

The Samaritan Inn
Holiday Stocking Project

-Pick up a large stocking from the church. 

-Return it filled with small items such as small lotion, fuzzy socks,  toothbrush, toothpaste, chapstick, stickers, small activity book, puzzles, pencils, pens, markers, and a kind note for ages first grade -12th

Christmas Card Ministry for Meals on Wheels
Sponsored by Frisco Helpers

-Pick up Christmas cards at the church, sign them and return them to the church.

-Cards will be included with Meals on Wheels deliveries.

Bedstart
Bedstart is an organization that helps households in poverty, crisis, and need with no cost furnishings. 

-We are collecting NEW bed pillows of all sizes. 

-Please bring them to the church.

Frisco Fastpacs
Fastpacs delivers weekend meals to all 72 FISD campuses, for 1400+ children, to ensure they do not go hungry when school is not in session.

We are collecting:
15oz can Ravioli/Spaghettio’s
15oz Soup/Chili/Bean
Canned Tuna/Chicken/Sausages

Please bring these donations to the Grace on the Go trailer rather than to the inside collection areas. 

Refresh Frisco
Sponsored by Grace Avenue Youth Member Emery Lane
Proper hygiene is vital for a child’s health and self-esteem.  At Refresh Frisco, our mission is to ensure that every child in our community has access to personal hygiene items.  

We are collecting full-size (no travel sizes), new and unopened hygiene products (no nut/nut oil scented products).  

Needed items for Refresh Packs include:
Toothpaste  (4 oz. or more)
Toothbrush (individually packaged)
Shampoo (no V05 - contains nuts)
Conditioner (no V05 - contains nuts)
Ethnic Shampoo (extra moisturizing)
Ethnic Conditioner (extra moisturizing)
Body wash 
Bar soap  (2 bars, individually packaged)  
Comb
Hairbrush
Lotion
Shaving cream (5 oz. or more)
Deodorant (2 oz. or more)
Tampons (18 count minimum)
Pads (18 count minimum)