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Windham County Connecticut

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Town Of Chaplin News

Trunk-A-Treat! Chaplin Congregational Church - Operation Christmas Child

Oct 31, 2015 -

Trunk-A-Treat

Chaplin Congregational Church

Operation Christmas Child – Toy Donations

 

When:  Saturday, October 31, 2015

Time:  6pm-8pm

Where:  Chaplin Congregational Church, Chaplin Street

 

The Chaplin Congregational Church will be open on October 31st for Crafts with kids and parents as well as coffee and cocoa during Trunk-A-Treat! 

 

We are also collecting toys and small goods for Operation Christmas Child which sends shoe boxes of child items to under-privileged children across the globe. 

We will be collecting items during Trunk-A-Treat, from 6PM to 8PM at the Church.  Come for Trunk-A-Treat and also do crafts with your children in the warmth inside the church!

Special Treat - Back by popular demand, Wally the Whale for kids to play in!

 

CLICK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ON

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD:


http://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/pack-a-shoe-box/

Gift Suggestions

TOYS: Include items that children will immediately embrace such as dolls, toy cars, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, balls, toys that light up and make noise (with extra batteries), etc.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES: pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.

NON-LIQUID HYGIENE ITEMS: toothbrushes, bar soap, combs, washcloths, etc.

ACCESSORIES: t-shirts, socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), etc.

A PERSONAL NOTE: You may enclose a note to the child and a photo of yourself or your family. If you include your name and address, the child may be able to write back.

DO NOT INCLUDE: Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate or food; out-of-date candy; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; aerosol cans.