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If you are a Cottage Cove family, or a current or prospective family wanting to shop, all Christmas Store participant information is here:
Helping children to have an amazing Christmas morning by helping their parents to provide!
December 12, 2015 -
Six Shifts of Volunteers (Wrapping, Carrying, Table staff, Hospitality, Reset, etc.):
December 11, 2015 -
Setup, Decoration, Assembly
6 pm -
(Come for an hour or whole time)
December 7 -
Sorting, Assembly, Packaging,
9:30 am -
(Set up a time for an hour or more on any one day or multiple days!)
December 9, 2015 (or earlier) -
December 1 -
A volunteer helping a parent shop for a bicycle and helmet.
The Cottage Cove Christmas store is a once-
Imagine a store that has everything from bicycles and electronics to winter coats
and board games. All these brand new donated items are set up in a fashioned store
and can be purchased at incredibly low (cents-
This event came about after seeing parents watch their children receive “gifts from strangers” that they wish they were able to purchase. Thus, the “Dignity” is restored to them as they provide for their children. Parents/guardians are always told in advance what day this will be held so that they can save the little they need for the event. This is one of our most successful programs and has brought us closer to the children’s families.
We stretch your financial gifts to the maximum, with stores that give us extra discounts
plus we purchase tax-
The Christmas Store is by invitation only. All participants are invited well prior either through their children’s involvement with Cottage Cove or through select community partnerships which enable us to be aware of families in need. All participating have rsvp’d in advance and have been assigned a shopping time.
We need your help to make this possible – please consider shopping, or giving a designated
financial gift, as well as sharing this need with your friends, church, and co-
If you are debating between a bunch of small toys or a larger item, go with the larger. Small items are what some families may be able to afford on occasion. Our dream is to provide a truly special Christmas!
We had a helmet manufacturer sell us bicycle and skate board helmets well below cost! So if you are purchasing a bicycle or skateboard, feel free to skip the helmet and invest more in the primary items (or help us to pay for the bulk load of helmets we ordered).