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Jennifer Thompson: [email protected]

Pick up a "red tub" in the Connector outside the Sanctuary following worship on November 18 or 25 and help make Christmas special to children in the foster care community. When you take a bin, we ask you to spend a total of $250 for Christmas — spend $125 to fill the tub with gifts on a child's wish list and write a check for $125 to Memphis Family Connection Center to provide counseling, support, and training for local adoptive and foster families. Tubs should be returned to E2121 by December 2 at Second.

Amen Warm Clothing Drive

Lisa Grace: 901-531-6181, [email protected]

Donate warm men’s and women’s clothing for Calvary Rescue Mission and Memphis Union Mission. Collection barrels will be located in the Fellowship Hall on December 6 and 13.

Berclair Elementary School (2PC Adopted School)

Taylor Tollison: 901-507-7882, [email protected]

A Book for Every Child - Delivery: Pick up books from 2PC and deliver them to classrooms on December 12 — a great group service opportunity. Holiday Delivery to School Staff: Pick up goodies from 2PC and set them up in the teachers’ lounge on December 12.

MIFA Meal Delivery, 901-529-4513

Deliver meals to MIFA’s homebound senior clients between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Neighborhood Christian Centers Pamela Cox: 901-881-6013, [email protected],

Christmas Toy Store: Volunteer to help sort and organize toys for more than 500 families on December 17-19. Shifts available between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Meal Basket Assembly: Help assemble 10,000 meal baskets on December 8 from 7:00-11:00 a.m. (Shifts available)

Meal Basket Delivery: Help load meal baskets into vehicles and/ or distribute baskets to recipients. Dec. 14 7 am - 11 am at 3128 Norbrook Dr. Dec. 14 8:30 am - 11:00 am (various sites) Dec. 15 11 am - 1 pm at 785 Jackson Avenue Note: Must be able to lift heavy boxes

Palmer Home Drop off items at Second Presbyterian.

Donate new towels, twin sheets, and/or Amazon/Walmart gift cards for children who live on-campus at Palmer.

Refugee Empowerment Program Drop off items at 258 N. Merton or email [email protected]

Toys: Donate board games, educational games, and toys for ages 2-8.

Salvation Army Kettle Ringers Mandy Morse: [email protected]

All you have to do is smile and ring the bell for this wonderful cause on December 15, and 22 in 1-hour shifts beginning at 10:00 a.m. (Kroger on Mendenhall). This is a great family opportunity! Sign up at the Advent Table outside the Nursery entrance.

YoungLife Memphis Urban Drop off items at Second Presbyterian.

Donate diapers, wipes, bottles, and clothes for girls and boys (newborn-12 months).

Citizens for Community Values of Memphis

Carol Wile: 901-452-7884

There are many women who live at the Agape House alone and are looking for ladies who would like to spend timewith them during the holidays! This is a great way for women to come alongside other women and keep them company.

ANGEL TREE & ADOPT A FAMILY Neighborhood Christian Centers Pam Cox: 901-881-6013, [email protected]

Help a family by providing clothes, toys, or other items to make a Christmas come true. Runs through December 14.

One by One Ministries Marion Weaver: [email protected]

Purchase "leaves" from the Giving Tree (set at any amount you wish), collect donations, and return to One by One.

Salvation Army 901-260-9130

Adopt an angel (youth or a senior) and deliver gifts to Carrefour at Kirby Woods.

Visit to learn more about volunteer opportunities at Second!