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Christmas Gift Drive

This Christmas season, support The Open Door in Norwalk by donating a toy for a child or gift card for a family in need. Open Door, whose mission is to effectively address the causes and complexities of the homeless and working poor by providing shelter, food, clothing, case management services, transitional planning for short and long term goals, affordable and supportive housing, education, employment, and a path towards independence and success, and one of our Trinity Serves Partners. To learn more about The Open Door, visit https://opendoorshelter.org

To participate:

  1. Beginning November 14th, select a tag from the Christmas tree in the lobby of the Chapel of Noroton Presbyterian Church on Sunday before or after the service.
  2. Go and purchase gift(s) for the child(ren) you selected. 
  3. Return all gifts to under the Christmas tree in the lobby of the Chapel at Noroton Presbyterian Church OR to the Trinity Ministry Center (5 River Road, Cos Cob, CT) no later than December 5th. 
  4. All gifts should be wrapped with age and gender of the child the gift is intended for. 

 

Open Doors serves families with children of all ages, so gifts like developmental toys for small children, art supplies, board games, blocks / Legos / building toys, black and Hispanic dolls and action figures, science kits are all wonderful ideas. (Nothing needing batteries please!)