WHEN & WHERE to DROP OFF your DONATIONS

Sunday, Nov. 5 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Mon & Tues, Nov. 6 & 7 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed & Thurs, Nov. 8 & 9 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Fri, Nov. 10 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Please drop off your donations as early in the week as you can, so table can get set up in plenty of time. Make sure your items are in good condition and clean, then please sort and deliver to the rooms indicated on the chart below. Your help with this is appreciated!

Category Where to leave donations? When?
Attic Treasures Community Hall downstairs (Only large items may be left in Atrium) All Week
Baked Goods Fellowship Hall Friday or Saturday
Books, Adult & Teen Sanctuary, on back pews (Woburn St. door will not be open) All Week
Boutique Sanctuary, in Choir Transept All Week
Country Store Fellowship Hall All Week
Jewelry Loring, Room 205 All Week
Kids-Only Gift Shop Sanctuary, in Austin Transept All Week
Potpourri Loring, Room 101 All Week
Silent Auction Sanctuary, on the chancel All Week
Snack Bar Fellowship Hall Friday or Saturday
Toys & Kids’ Books Loring, Rm 103 & Kitchen All Week

 

 

What to Donate to Kris Kringle Fair

ATTIC TREASURES: Gently used housewares, furniture, decorative items, pictures, craft and pet supplies, adult games and puzzles, sports equipment, etc. (Please: NO electronics, mugs, glass vases.) Contact: Alison and Matt Martin, Mary and Jeremy Wahlman-Krogh or Dulcea and Ran Courant-Morgan at attictreasures@uureading.org

BAKED GOODS: Bring us your homemade cookies, cakes, coffee cakes, pies, breads—whatever you enjoy making. Contact: Rose McCauley or Dru Wood-Beckwith

BOOK TABLE: We welcome the following donations: Used books (adult and young adult), DVDs, CDs, books on tape. Please: NO textbooks, magazines, music audio tapes, or computer programs. We also always need volunteers for setup the week prior and to sell books the day of the Fair. Contact: Anne Mark or Gail Page

BOUTIQUE: We feature handmade items of all kinds. If you sew, knit, crochet, or create things of paper, wood, ceramics or another medium we’d love to offer your work at the Fair. Do you make jewelry? Baskets: fine photographs? Stained glass? Doll supplies? Accessories for pets? Ornaments? Potholders? Contact: Tammy Zambo or Susanne Sullivan

COUNTRY STORE: We need you and your homemade specialties. We welcome all goodies: jams, jellies, preserves, relishes, pickles, rubs, small bags of fudge, cookie or brownie mixes (in an old fashioned Mason jar perhaps?) We love dried soup mixes, your own canned chili or soup, new country towels, kids’ mittens, hair ribbons, aprons & kitchen tools. We even love pet treats. We can supply recipes. Contact: Liz Lovell or Lorraine Dennis

JEWELRY: Baubles from high-end to inexpensive, from antique to on-trend. One person’s unwanted jewelry is another person’s treasure. Donate you unwanted jewelry NOW in the marked baskets in the Atrium. Contact: Lynne Champion or Nancy Bond

KIDS ONLY HOLIDAY SHOP: Kids love to buy inexpensive gifts for family and friends. What do you have at home that a child would love to buy for a special someone? Please no mugs or vases. Desk toys and tools always welcome.

KIDS’ TOYS AND BOOKS: We love toys, puzzles, books, DVDs, blocks, ride-on toys, dress-up clothes, sports equipment, music instruments for kids. Contact: Rebecca Griffin or Janee Tichy

POTPOURRI: The site for re-gifting! We are seeking new or new-like items you’ve acquired that someone else could give as a “new” gift. Contact: Beth Brauer or Joan Cushing

RAFFLES: Cash donations to purchase super raffle prizes are needed. Contact Paula Houle

SNACK BAR / KITCHEN CAFE: Cash donations are welcome to purchase miscellaneous items to sell to hungry shoppers. Contact: Dan Jacobs, Cyndy Runge, or or Jane Jolkovski

SILENT AUCTION: Higher-end, high-interest items, collectibles, gift certificates for services, sports or theater tickets, etc. Contact: Paula Tucci