At the Weller Holiday Party, we hope to show the love of Christ in tangible ways. The day is filled with fun, free things like haircuts, pictures with Santa, a meal, and more! We give away over 100 bags of groceries and 1,000 gifts and we need your help to make this possible. Check out the lists below to see how you can get involved and make this a reality!
Grocery Bag List
Canned vegetables, Spaghetti O’s/ravioli, Stuffing Mix, Peanut Butter, Macaroni & Cheese, Canned Fruit, Jelly, Brownie Mix, Cereal, Baked Beans, Instant Potatoes, Cookies
The follow items you can add if you would like to do a little extra.
Toothpaste, Shampoo, Laundry Detergent, Dishwasher Soap, Bath Soap, Hand Soap, Toilet Paper, Deodorant
Weller Gift List
Stuffed animals, Legos, Hot Wheels, Dolls, Travel-sized Personal Hygiene, Coloring books, art/craft kits, books (interactive, pop-up, Spanish), headphones, socks, walkie talkies, markers/Crayons, puzzles, jewelry kits, action figures, small musical instruments, Play Doh, Nerf, toy trucks.
Donate funds to let High Street shop on your behalf!
Victory Mission is an organization in Springfield, Missouri that focuses on those who are hungry, homeless, hurting, and struggling. They offer emergency assistance, lodging, clothing, and groceries with services in counseling, guidance, and job training. Their accredited education program provides long-term reconciliation, rehabilitation, and re-entry into society through the work force with a Gospel centered teaching and discipleship.Frequency: Annual
Every Christmas we throw a party for the Weller Elementary community. This night of fun includes pictures with Santa, dinner, games, gift wrapping and loads of fun.Frequency: Annual
Fall Fest provides a fun and safe environment for the families of our city around Halloween. Join the team that makes this fun event happen.Frequency: Annual
OneSolePurpose puts brand new shoes on kids in Title I elementary schools in Springfield. Every fall we get the chance to send hundreds of volunteers and put these shoes on the kids feet.Frequency: Annual
Lunch Buddies connects you with a group of kids once a week for a 30 minute lunch at Weller Elementary. This is an awesome opportunity to hang out with and invest in the life of a group of kids.Frequency: Weekly During School
PowerPacks provides food for kids at Weller and McGregor Elementary. Many of these kids go hungry when they aren't at school. Volunteers assemble the bags and deliver them to Weller.Frequency: Bi-Monthly