Arlington United Church sets out ‘Community Giving Tree’

ARLINGTON — The Arlington United Church aims to provide some holiday cheer for the Arlington Kids’ Kloset with a “Community Giving Tree,” whose gift tags will suggest items to donate.

The tree will be placed in the front of the church, located at 338 N. McLeod, from Nov. 26 through Dec. 18. Those who choose gift tags are encouraged to bring their contributions to a service of dedication on Dec. 18 at the church’s 10:15 a.m. worship. Suggested gift items are:

  • New athletic shoes in any size from 9 for toddlers through 14 for adults.
  • New socks in individual pairs or packages.
  • Packages of new underwear in sizes from children through adult.
  • Packages of new boxer briefs for men.
  • Hygiene products including shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shaving gel, razors, deodorant and hairbrushes.
  • Coats in new or good used condition, in any size from 4T to adult.
  • Winter hats, gloves or mittens, and scarves.

For more information call Arlington United Church Pastor Deena Jones at 360-435-3259.


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