Faith in Action of Marathon County will hold its sixth annual Gift of Hope Holiday Care Drive on Dec. 1.
It will provide area seniors in need, many of whom are homebound, with hand-delivered care packages containing food and personal care items to brighten their holidays.
The following items are needed:
Canned chicken, tuna or other meat
Canned soup, stew and spaghetti
Canned vegetables and fruits
Saltine cracker sleeves
Individual packages of cookies
Hot chocolate mix/tea/coffee
Personal care items:
Hats, gloves, scarves
$10 grocery gift cards
Donations are accepted at the following locations through Nov. 25:
Bethany Lutheran Church
First English Lutheran Church
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Mountain of the Lord
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Rib Mountain Lutheran Church
St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church
St. Stephen Lutheran Church
St. John’s Episcopal Church
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ
St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
Zion Lutheran Church-Wausau
Zion Lutheran Church-Aniwa
Volunteers are needed to help assemble the packages from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Faith in Action office at 630 Adams St., Wausau (inside Immanuel Lutheran Church). In addition, volunteers are needed to help deliver the packages to area seniors starting on Dec. 1.
For more information or to volunteer, contact Ruth Hebbe at 715-848-8783 or email at Fiadirector.email@example.com.