Saturday, November 17, 2012
Operation Christmas Child~National Collection Week (Community Outreach)
Location: NWA Arkansas
It's Shoe Box time! Join us in reaching millions of kids around the world with the love of Jesus Christ through a simple Shoe Box Gift.Pack a shoe box and drop it off at one of the many NWA Relay Centers. For more information about what to put in your shoe box or to find a drop-off location near you, visit: www.samaritanspurse.org!
Canned Food Campout (Food Drive)
Location: Wal-Mart Store on Joyce Blvd and Mall Ave.
This will be a huge event. Tim & Jeff w/ Power 105.7 (creators of the canned food campout) are back and this is the 10th year. Cumulus has lots of fun things planned: contests, giveaways, community coffee trolley, and more. You won't want to miss out!
Fueling Good (Competition)
The Samaritan Community Center is participating in a promotion with Citgo entitled FuelingGood in which 12 charities will receive one year’s worth of fuel for their organization vehicles. The organizations with the largest number of on-line votes will win. Voting begins today and continues every day through November 28th.
Donations for Hurricane Sandy (Donations)
Location: Siloam Springs
Siloam Springs Crisis Response Unit, a chapter of Crisis Response International, is accepting donations for Hurricane Sandy. Tax deductible gifts can be sent to SSCRU Box 711, Siloam Springs, AR. 72761. If you have items to donate, contact Terrry at 479-228-0628
Coat Drive (Clothing Drive)
Time: 5:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Location: Starbucks Fayetteville
City Point Church is joining with Starbucks on College & Joyce and Starbucks on MLK in Fayetteville to collect new or gently used coats for the youth of Fayetteville. We will be collecting the coats November 12-24 at both Starbucks locations.
Clothing Giveaway (clothes giveaway)
Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Rogers Christian Church, 2421 W Oak St., Rogers, AR 72758
Rogers Christian Church will celebrate Harvest of Praise weekend with a free clothing giveaway on Saturday, November 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Clothes of all sizes will be available for needy members of the community. Additionally, there will be an opportunity for 250 people to sign up to receive free Thanksgiving meals that will be given away on the 18th.
4th Annual Used Toy Drive (Toy Drive)
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 78 Short Street Greenland, AR
Christian Community Worship Center will be holding it's 4th annual used toy drive!!! We will be taking in gently used toys to help needy families this Christmas. Our doors will be open Thursdays and Fridays November 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th from 6-8 pm and Saturdays November 10th and 17th from 9-noon. We are located in Greenland off Hwy 71, across from the airport behind the closed Shell Station, in the Grace Evangel Full Gospel Church. If you have any questions or need to donate at a different time please call Cathy at 479-466-6087.
National walk to Fight Childhood Cancer (Fundraiser)
Time: 9:00 AMLocation: Arvest Ballpark, Springdale
An exciting family-friendly event that brings teams and individuals together over the holidays to raise money to help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® continue to treat children fighting cancer and other deadly diseases with pioneering research and exceptional care. Participants can look forward to face painting, music from Jake McBride from the Big KIX Morning Show, ski ball, photo booth, and a St. Jude patient family speaker. For more information visit www.givethankswalk.org
Fall Craft Fair (Craft Fair)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Oak Manor Christian Church 2737 Old Wire Road Fayetteville, AR 72703
For craft fair questions, email Mollie at Mollie.Macias@yahoo.com.
Community Thanksgiving Dinner (Community Event)
Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Gravette High School Cafeteria
Gravette area churches are cooperating in serving a free Thanksgiving dinner on November 17, from 12:00 till 2:00 at the Gravette High School cafeteria. This is a time for our community to come together in an atmosphere of joy and thanksgiving to enjoy a meal with one another. For more information call 479-787-6459.
John Brown University Women's Basketball Game (Sports Event)
Time: 1:00 PMLocation: JBU Bill George Arena, Siloam Springs
JBU Women's Quality Inn Classic. Games are at 1pm and 3pm. JBU plays Crowley's Ridge at 3pm.