So many things have changed in 2020. The Mission team has discussed how we can have our annual Alternative Gift Fair for Christmas and still be safe. Alternative gifts empower people in crisis, feed the hungry, and build peace in our global community. Every year, so many of our members and friends look forward to purchasing holiday gifts from the Fair Trade items, as well as donating to several Mission projects. We are going to be providing the ability to do so, but in a slightly different way.
We will be taking advance orders only until November 15th and payment must be made with the order. We will place an order with the Equal Exchange Fair Trade organization for only the items ordered. The Mission team will either deliver your order directly to you (safely), or you can make arrangements for pick up. We will not mail any orders. We are targeting the first 10 days of December for delivery or pick up.
All you need to do is fill out the order form completely, add up your total due (total of donations and product together), and send the form and a check for the total (payable to Lyonsville UCC Mission) as follows:
Nayna Byers, 604 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park IL 60526
As shown on the order form, we are also collecting donations for the following organizations: Feed My Starving Children, UCC Christmas Fund, Constance Morris House, and White Bear Society, all organizations that Lyonsville has supported for many years.
We look forward to receiving your orders and your generosity. If you have any questions about this year’s Alternative Gift Fair, please contact either Nayna Byers at 708-341-6618 or Judy Birmingham at 630-325-3208.
Thank you and blessings to you all.
Your Mission Team