Sharing Great News – 2020 Alternative Gifts

From APC’s Mission Awareness Committee

Thanks to many at APC, the 2020 Advent Alternative Gift Sale has become a blessing to many of our mission partners! An unexpected benefit of the coronavirus might be that normal “in store shopping” before Christmas turned into “shopping at APC” as a way to bless others. The following partners will be receiving checks shortly:

            Ardmore Presbyterian Church Weekday Preschool – $710

            First Place Home for Refugees/Asylum Seekers – $1,850

            Kirkwood Camp – $570

            Teachers’ Teammates – $1,010

            The Welcome Church – $1,095

            West Kensington Ministries – $900

            FOR A GRAND TOTAL OF:  $6,135

In addition, Chester Eastside Ministries was given $375 in gift cards to Target and Walmart in early December which were distributed to families in Chester to assist them in purchasing gifts for their children. The Maternity Care Coalition will be given gorgeous hand knit items to be distributed to their clients (infant sweaters, baby blankets, winter hats, mittens and scarves and more). $1,287 was given through APC to the Ardmore Food Pantry in December to help provide food for an average of 100 families in our local area each week.

What a beautiful way to show God’s love!