Gifts For The Forgotten

Dec 08

Date: December 8 - January 14, 2018

89.9 WAY FM, the local US Army Recruiting Company, and local businesses have come together in partnership with Grace Klein Community to love on many Birmingham residents in need over this Christmas season.


Without your help, many of  these families will be forgotten for Christmas.  Please shop for the needed items listed below, and bring to one of our business sponsor locations.  Participating businesses are shown below.

Fun donation ideas for kids:

  • Journals

  • Educational games

  • Warm Socks (all different sizes)

  • Jackets

  • Hats (Beanies, Toboggans, etc)

  • New Underwear (all sizes)

  • Jewelry for older girls

  • Games for all ages

  • Bibles

  • Scarves

  • Gloves

  • Blankets

  • Books

  • Legos

  • Makeup

  • Purses

  • Hot wheels

  • Chapstick

  • Nail Polish

  • Sudoko workbooks

  • Crossword Puzzles

  • Stationary

  • Candles

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Stuffed Animals

  • Footballs/basketballs/soccer balls


*think all kids, all ages. Sometimes people don’t think about big kids (ages 12-18)

AND….families need food and hygiene products for Christmas! Not only staple food, but what if we could also give treats that they cannot afford to buy every month?

Staple Foods

  • Rice

  • Beans

  • Pasta

  • Instant Potatoes

  • Cereal/Oatmeal

  • Flour

  • Sugar

  • Oil

  • Peanut Butter

  • Canned Fruits

  • Canned Vegetables

  • Canned Meats


Hygiene Products

  • Soap

  • Shampoo

  • Toothbrushes

  • Toothpaste

  • Dental Floss

  • Toilet Paper

  • Deodorant

  • Feminine Products

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Lotions


Special Treats

  • Flavored coffee

  • Cake mixes

  • Chocolate

  • Pancake mixes and syrup

  • Chips – all different flavors

  • Popcorn

  • Juices

  • Candy/Cookies

  • Spices

  • Baking items

  • Applesauce

  • Crackers

  • Snack Bars


How are we going to wrap the items?

Donate:

  • Gift bags

  • Bows

  • Ribbon

  • Tape

  • Wrapping paper


Yea, that’s a long list and we need your help. Let’s overwhelm them with love! Find the deals and drop your unwrapped gifts to one of the following locations:

  • Grace Klein Community: 2652 Old Rocky Ridge Rd, Hoover, AL 35216

  • CIS Home Loans: 4256 Cahaba Heights Ct, Birmingham Alabama 35243

  • Precision Chiropractic: 102 Bowling Ln, Pelham, AL 35124

  • Interlinc Mortgage Services: 10 Inverness Center Pl #350, Birmingham, AL 35242

  • Common Bond Title: 300 Office Park Dr, Mountain Brook, AL 35223

  • Penn Mutual: 1 Perimeter Park S #100s, Birmingham, AL 35243

  • The  Garage in Pelham: 2174 Pelham Parkway, Pelham, AL  35124

  • The Heavenly Donut Company: 4911 Cahaba River Road, Birmingham, AL 35243


Call Grace Klein Community, 205.390.2211 if you need directions or have questions. Consider hosting a drive at your office or stopping by one of our drop off locations with a gift to love on a family this Christmas.

Please drop off donations at a sponsor location by December 8, if at all possible.  But yes, items will be accepted at the Grace Klein Community offices until December 22.
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