Reverse Advent Calendar

Reverse Advent Calendar

As we prepare for Christmas, take this opportunity to help those less fortunate and bring the spirit of Christmas to all. We will be collecting different items each week of Advent. The donations will be given to ARCH for the holiday season. ARCH provides safe, supportive recovery and opportunities for self-sufficiency after crisis to the most vulnerable citizens in the Roanoke Valley. Bring your donations to church each Sunday or throughout the weeks of Advent. There will be a red wagon in the narthex to place your donations.

First week of Advent – Nov. 24-30   Breakfast items

Cereal, Oatmeal, Grits, Pancake Mix, Muffin Mix, Powdered Milk, Tang, Juice Boxes, Apple Juice, Breakfast Bars, Granola Bars, etc.

Second week of Advent – Dec. 1-7  Lunch items

Peanut Butter, Canned Tuna, Canned Meats, Hormel Complete Meals, Crackers, Soups, Canned Fruits, Snacks, Cookies, Little Debbie Cakes, etc.

Third week of Advent – Dec. 8-14  Dinner items

Canned Meats, Mac & Cheese, Stuffing Mix, Box of Potatoes, Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruits, Rice, Pasta, Spaghetti Sauce, Taco Mix, etc.

Fourth week of Advent – Dec. 15-21  Dessert items

Canned Fruits, Dessert Mix, Cake Mix, Frosting Mix, Brownie Mix, Cookies, etc.

          ARCH can use diapers-size 0 to 3, feminine hygiene products and shampoo (both large and regular sizes). 

          They are grateful for anything to help their clients return to a healthy environment. Thank you for any generosity that you can show.