“It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.”-Mother Teresa
Holiday Help-Coworkers Giving Back to Their Communities
In an effort to continue our mission of serving the poor and vulnerable, CHI St. Vincent will be collecting items for local nonprofits during the Christmas season. Departments are encouraged to decorate a stocking or box and fill it with items listed below. Bring it to one of the local Christmas box distribution events listed below:
Infirmary-Monday, December 12, 6am-6pm Saturday, December 17 5am-10am Terrace Room
Hot Springs-Friday, December 16 7am-7pm Saturday, December 17 7am-Noon Dublin Room
North-Thursday, December 15, 6am-6pm Regions Meeting Room
Morrilton-Tuesday, December 20, 7am-3pm Employee Dining Room
A Christian organization dedicated to expressing the love of God through the ministries of feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless and preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Items needed: Shaving Accessories; cream, blades, after shave lotion, body/hair soap, tooth paste, tooth brush, combs, deodorant, body lotion. They can use socks, t-shirts and underwear.
Hot Springs-Jackson House
The Jackson House is an interfaith community crisis center which provides short-term emergency assistance for the basic needs – food, clothing and shelter, and medicine without regard to race, creed, sex or nationality – and without imposing our values or beliefs upon those we serve.
Items needed: Hats, gloves and socks for both adults and children; toiletry items such as toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant; hand warmers; mylar emergency blankets for warmth; pop-can food items such as Vienna sausages and ravioli; quick foods/candy; $5 gift card to McDonalds or Burger King ; small toy items such as cards, dolls, etc.
North– Options Pregnancy Center
The Options Pregnancy Center is a non-profit organization which has been providing resources and support for people in Lonoke and surrounding counties facing challenging life situations. They offer free pregnancy tests and DO NOT do abortions or birth control.
Items needed: Newborn Baby items, such as socks, shampoo, bath soap, wash cloths, blankets, etc.
Items for mothers such as: shampoo/conditioners, toothpaste, toothbrushes, nail polish, make-up, lotions, travel wipes, daily devotional books for moms, etc.
Morrilton- Southern Christian Home—specifically, we are collecting for three foster children.
Items needed: clothing, pajamas, football gear, games, toys, stuffed animals, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, shampoo, cologne, perfume, etc.