Welcome to the St. Thomas October Mission Extravaganza! For those working on an "at home" project, material pick up will be Sunday, September 26th from 9 until 12:30. Projects MUST be completed by October 31st.
Please return projects at any time to the church during October by placing them in room 309 on the third floor. Check off your name in each appropriate box where you have placed your projects. Thank you for participating!
Chemo Kits - We will be assembling Chemo kits for patients that are receiving chemotherapy at VA Cancer Specialists in Gainesville. A shopping bag will be provided and you will fill it with things off of the provided list. We need 80-100 of these. Things like hand sanitizer, unscented lotion, kleenex, ginger candy, magazines, books, hats, scarves or blankets, puzzle books etc. will be needed. These are things that people need or will use while receiving chemotherapy. You can take more than one if you like.
No Sew Blankets will be given to children and Seniors. Directions and pre cut materials are provided. All you need to do is cut the fringe and knot. We would like to complete 50 of these.
No Sew Scarves for children and seniors. Directions and materials provided. (Cut the fringe and knot) We would like 50 of these.
Pillowcase Dresses for Girls in Africa. Girls who are dressed nice have a better chance of NOT being abused. A little sewing is involved. Directions and materials provided.
Cards for the Elderly. We will provide “thinking of you” cards and you write words of encouragement to those at Manassas Health and Rehab. Packages of 5.
Birthday Boxes - We will be providing a birthday box for those who come to our Food Pantry and request it. We will need a "13 by 9" disposable cake pan with lid, filled with a boxed cake mix, a can of frosting and birthday candles. You may add anything else you would like. Please tie it together with a ribbon. We would like 50 of these.
Painted Rocks - We will be painting rocks with bright colors and pictures or words of inspiration and hide them all over Manassas to bring a little joy to people's lives. You can do anything you like on the rocks. If you wish, you can go here to see what others are doing and be a part of Manassas Rocks. Rocks, paint and paint brushes will be provided.