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Grace Place Ministries asking for donations for Christmas outreach program

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MONROE, La. (KNOE) – Grace Place Ministries is amassing gadgets for his or her annual Christmas Youngster Outreach. It offers 800 kids with a Christmas reward bag annually.

This system continues as a result of they know there are households in want who can’t afford Christmas. Together with items, Grace Place offers a meal for the neighborhood Wednesday earlier than Christmas.

Director Andrea Greer says individuals can donate gadgets for the luggage by means of Monday, Dec. 6.

“Each bag incorporates a cap and glove, medium stuffed animal, a full-size blanket, some edible goodies, and a kids’s Bible. This yr proper now, I do know that we’re quick on medium-sized stuffed animals and full-size blankets,” Greer mentioned.

Present baggage will likely be distributed at their Christmas Social gathering on Dec. 18 from 1 p.m. to three p.m.

Greer says the ministry values the Monroe and surrounding communities they serve.

“I feel the largest factor with me is that folks don’t know they’re valued, so numerous them are available right here damaged. Our purpose is to simply love on them. That’s what we need to do. Allow them to know their worth and that they’ve a goal and callings in life,” Greer mentioned.

For Christmas Youngster Outreach, persons are inspired to donate a medium reward bag, one winter cap, one pair of gloves, a medium stuffed animal, full/queen dimension blanket, a kids’s Bible or pre-wrapped edible cookies like sweet or cookies. Gadgets will be dropped off on Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1600 Jackson St in Monroe.

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