How We Work

October
  • solicitation letter written and printed
  • screening information/fliers distributed and posted throughout Radford
  • scheduling of volunteers begins
November
  • solicitation letters mailed
  • applicants are screened, given food voucher and appointment to shop for children
  • volunteers shop for specific age groups
  • gift/toy donation boxes distributed to participating businesses
  • publicity begins
December    (distribution is usually the first weekend in December)

    Wednesday and Thursday
  • “store” set up begins in the fellowship hall at Grove United Methodist Church
    Friday
  • 10:00AM - 7:00PM  client shopping
    Saturday
  • 10:00AM - 3:00PM   client shopping
  • 3:00PM - 5:00PM     inventory/packing of remaining supplies and gifts
January
  • meeting to recap, evaluate, set dates for next year