2017-09-27 / Front Page

Council of Churches to sponsor holiday program

The holiday season has not yet arrived, but the Jenkins Country Council of Churches is already making preparations to make sure that everyone has a joyful Thanksgiving and Christmas. Anyone who would like to be involved, please contact Cindy Linder, 706-551-8509. If anyone knows someone who could benefit from these programs, please have them call the Jenkins Co. Family Enrichment Center to sign up.

Applications for the “Toys for Tots” program will be taken at the Jenkins Co. Family Enrichment Center on the following dates, by appointment only, Wed., Oct. 11th, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 14th, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

To make an appointment, call 982-8004. Participants should bring the following items with them to the appointment: picture ID of head of house hold, proof of income, Social Security card for everyone in the household. If you would like to donate to Toys for Tots, you can drop off an unwrapped toy to the Family Enrichment Center before December 14th.

Thanksgiving in Millen has been set. Names will be taken beginning Nov. 1st. Applicants can call the Family Enrichment Center at 982-8004 to sign up. There are only 100 turkeys and food bags to be given out.

The following items are needed for the food bags: green beans, stuffing mix, cranberry sauce and yams. Monetary donations are also needed and accepted. Donations can be delivered to the JCFEC at 527 Barney Ave before November 10th.

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