Sunday, December 2, 2007

Community Christmas Boutique

December 7, 8 and 9th
A Gift to the Families Of the 2007 San Diego Firestorms

The women of Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church would like to invite you to help us create a Community Christmas Boutique for over 500 families in the Rancho Bernardo and surrounding North County areas who lost their homes in the 2007 San Diego Fire Storms. Our goal is to provide these families with boutique and keepsake quality Christmas ornaments and decorations that will help start new family traditions.

In order to help families find the ornaments most meaningful to them, the ornaments will be displayed on 13 theme decorated Christmas trees. These lists are merely suggestions- please follow as your heart leads.

Ornaments (please package by theme if possible):

1. Religious: crèche, crosses, Joy, Peace, Stars
2. Snow: snowmen, skis, sleds, icicles, snowflakes
3. Angels: heavenly hosts of all types
4. Children: primary colors, children oriented themes
5. Musical: instruments, carols, musical notes
6. Sports: all sports, skates, balls, helmets, bats etc.
7. Glitz: anything silver or gold, glittery, gilded
8. Homespun: country themed, homey, handcrafted feel, gingerbread
9. Nature/Fruit: ornaments inspired by nature, birds, branches, berries
10. Santa: Santa, elves, North Pole
11. Traditional: balls, glass, flocked, sequined, smocked, candy canes
12. Creative: unique and artistically designed ornaments
13. For the men: outdoors, golf, hobbies, occupation, pets, motorcycles

Children’s Christmas Books: Please choose books that have special meaning to you or your family.

Donation Logistics: A local warehouse in Poway, CA will be used to store the ornaments and decorations. The week after Thanksgiving, the warehouse will be transformed into a beautiful and inviting Christmas boutique .

All donations may be shipped directly to the home of:

Theresa Suzuki
12917 Lomas Verdes Drive
Poway, CA 92064

Please include an inventory check list and contact information, including your email. We will send a confirmation of receipt.

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