Family Crisis Council
Annual Christmas Store
Family Crisis Council 2015 Holiday Store Wish List
We request that all donated items be new and remain unwrapped.
For battery operated gifts, please include the appropriate sized batteries!
Our most critical needs this year are for tweens and teens both male and female.
Gift cards are oh so popular!!
Cards - Phone cards, grocery gift cards, gas cards, gift cards from clothing stores/Wal-Mart/K-Mart/local restaurants/Food Lion, etc., movie/concert/theater passes, hair cut certificates (please limit to $5-$25).
Infants-ages 0-1 - Car seats, rattles, toys, diapers (sizes 3, 4, and 5), blankets, outfits, socks, pacifiers, bottles, bouncers, strollers.
Toddlers-ages 1-3 - Car seat, booster seats, outfits, socks, shoes, pull-ups, blankets, coats, pajamas, underwear, and age appropriate toys.
Younger Children-ages 4-8 - Non-violent toys, puzzles, basket balls, soccer balls, footballs, baseball accessories, cars & trucks, dolls of all cultures & races, age appropriate rated DVD’s, board or handheld games, children's art supplies, educational toys, socks, fashionable hats, gloves/mittens & scarves, slippers, pajamas, underwear, coats, winter clothing.
Tweens-ages 9-12 - Hoodies, sweaters, fashionable hats, gloves/mittens & scarves, coats, winter clothes, socks, slippers, underwear, robes, pajamas, shoes, age appropriate DVD’s, MP3 players, board and handheld games, radios, headphones, earbuds.
For Teens-ages 13-17 - Portable CD/DVD players, clock radios, gift certificates to local stores, clothing (all sizes), wallets, purses, bath care items, fashionable hats, gloves/mittens & scarves, hair accessories, board or handheld games, age appropriate DVD’s, art supplies, socks, slippers, pajamas, underwear, coats, winter clothing, hoodies, shoes, trendy boots.
Adults-ages 18+ - Sweaters, fashionable hats, gloves/mittens & scarves, coats, underwear, pajamas, robes, slippers, shoes (all sizes), trendy boots, hairdryers, brushes/combs/picks, curling or flat irons, gift certificates, ethnic hair products, clothing (all sizes), sweat suits, makeup cases, makeup, socks, jewelry, bath care items, CD players, radios, portable DVD players, DVD’s, MP3 players, and bicycles (for going to and from work).
Note: Due to an overwhelming community response, we are overstocked with books. Small packs of crayons, coloring books, and activity books are welcome!
All donations for this year’s store must be received by Friday, December 10th. Thank you in advance for helping us provide a wonderful Christmas for those in need!
Donations may be dropped off at the United Way located at 1930 Jake Alexander Blvd. W. (beside the American Red Cross) or for other arrangements, call 704-754-8486
What is domestic violence?
Domestic Violence is the continuous pervasive use of threats, intimidation, coercion and manipulation through privilege and violence (physical/sexual/emotional) to instill fear in the partner of intimate relationship. It is a form of control over another person.
What is sexual assault?
Sexual assault (or sexual abuse) is any type of sexual activity that one does not agree to, including:
inappropriate touching, vaginal, anal, or oral penetration, sexual intercourse without consent, rape or attempted rape, or child molestation.
Sexual assault can be verbal, visual, or anything that forces a person to join in unwanted sexual contact or attention. Examples of this are voyeurism (when someone watches private sexual acts), exhibitionism (when someone exposes him/herself in public), incest (sexual contact between family members), and sexual harassment. It can happen in different situations, by a stranger in an isolated place, on a date, or in the home by someone you know.
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