Season of Our Savior
Each year during the Christmas season, Birmingham Metro Baptist Association offers you, your church or group, ways to share hope with others.
Christmas stockings for Birmingham children
BMBA churches work with dozens of area service agencies to provide stockings full of gifts for needy children in our community. We receive requests for thousands of stockings each year, and the requests always outnumber the donations. Help us change that this year!
If you choose this project, stockings should be approximately fifteen to eighteen inches long, and six to seven inches wide. They can be homemade or bought. Fill them with nuts, candy, coloring books, crayons, or small toys (no fruit, please). They do not need to be elaborate. If a choice is to be made, use less expensive stockings and put more inside. Please attach a label (download/print sheet of four labels here) to the stocking specifying whether it is for a boy or girl. Please print boy labels on blue card stock and girl labels on pink card stock so that it is easily identifiable when it is time to sort the stockings. Also, note the age:
LIST OF NEEDS FOR SEASON OF OUR SAVIOR
BIRTH-2 YEARS, BOYS AND GIRLS
3-5 YEARS, BOYS AND GIRLS
4TH-6TH GRADE, BOYS AND GIRLS
TEENS, BOYS AND GIRLS
PLEASE LABEL EACH STOCKING WITH THE CHILD’S AGE AND MARK WHETHER IT IS FOR A BOY OR GIRL.
EACH AGE GROUP HAS BOTH BOYS AND GIRLS SEPARATELY.
PLEASE PUT THE FOLLOWING IN A ONE GALLON ZIP-LOCK BAG.
1 TOOTHPASTE (TRAVEL SIZE)
1 HAND SANITIZER
1 BOX OF BAND-AIDS
1 SMALL BAR OF SOAP
1 DENTAL FLOSS
1 DISPOSABLE RAZOR
1 SHAVING CREAM (TRAVEL SIZE)
1 SHAMPOO (TRAVEL SIZE)
1 SMALL HAIR BRUSH/COMB
1 RAIN PONCHO (DOLLAR STORES HAVE THESE)
1 PEN/SMALL NOTEPAD
PLEASE DONATE CAKES THAT ARE IN CAKE BOXES.
WE ALSO HAVE REQUESTS FOR FEMININE HYGIENE ITEMS.
YOU MAY ASSEMBLE KITS WITH THESE PRODUCTS INCLUDED.
PLEASE SEPARATE THE KITS AND LABEL THEM, INDICATING WHETHER THEY ARE FOR A MALE OR A FEMALE.
2020 Donation Days: To be determined.
Drop-off location: Birmingham Metro Baptist Association office located at 750 Montclair Road, Birmingham, AL 35213.
2020 Distribution Day: To be determined.
For more information, call the Birmingham Metro Baptist Association at 205-599-3245 or e-mail Butch Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.