Alternative, Alternative Gift Faire

WHAT DO YOU CALL THE ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS FAIRE DURING COVID-19?

  THE ALTERNATIVE, ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS FAIRE!!

While you’re preparing for the holidays, don’t forget to “gift” your favorite organizations. They need us more than ever!  Here’s how you can help —

Camp Laverne

Send your donation directly to Camp LaVerne, P.O. Box 355, Angeles Oaks, CA  92305.

Church World Service

CWS has issued a special appeal for donations to purchase blankets at $10 each (see blankets@cwsglobal.org.), but you can also purchase animals, tools, meals, etc. through their “Best Gift” catalog, or designate a dollar amount on cwsglobal.org. You can send a donation directly to CWS, Box 968, Elkhart, IN 46515.

David and Margaret Home 

Make out a check to LaVerne COB with David and Margaret on the memo line.  Get it to our church office by December 1, and one check will be cut to send. Items such as sports equipment, gift cards and welcome kits for kids in transition will be purchased by the David and Margaret staff.

Fairtrade products

See fairtradeamerica.org for ways to obtain Fairtrade items.

Habitat for Humanity

There are many options on habitat.org, or you can mail your check to our local branch, Pomona Habitat for Humanity, 2111 Bonita Ave, La Verne, CA 91750. Click HERE for gift ideas.

Heifer Project

Designate a dollar amount, choose something from the Living Gift Market catalog (check their video), or buy a gift card at www.heifer.org. You can also send a donation to Heifer International, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72202. 

10,000 Villages

This store is open in Pasadena at 567 So. Lake Ave. They offer curbside pick-up. You can purchase items through Amazon HERE.