Loveland Interfaith Effort helps L.I.F.E. of Giving Shoppe

The generosity and past support from the Loveland community towards this program has permitted local families in need to celebrate the spirit of the season for the last 14 years! Such kindness allows a family to select gift items for each member of the family, have them gift wrapped, then carried to their cars – all free of charge.

LIFE of Giving Shoppe assisted 179 families last year to celebrate the season! This year we have 216 families in need; a 20% increase since 2012! We are asking for the entire communities’ backing to again make the LIFE of Giving Shoppe a wonderful success.

There are three ways to help us in this great cause!
1. You can donate new, unwrapped gifts. Our focus is filling needs of everyday life. Articles of clothing covering children and adults, toys and teen gifts for younger family members, basic household goods such as sheets, towels, blankets and small appliances are welcomed as well.
2. Not a holiday shopper? A monetary donation assists in two ways. One: It allows us to shop for you. Two: We are able to fill the need for hard-to-find sizes that are an essential item for some families.
3. We need “People Power” to have the Shoppe prepared for our clients. Volunteers are always welcomed and appreciated! We need assistance in setting up, working the event, running errands, and cleaning up when event is over. Seeing a client smile is a great reward for all of us at LIFE and for our volunteers. Please send an email to the following email address if you would like to lend a hand: lifegivingshoppe@yahoo.com. Hope you join us!

The Charles Brigham, Jr. Masonic Lodge located at 11665 Lebanon Road has generously donated their facility. Drop off hours for gifts at the Masonic Lodge are listed below:
Gift Drop off Hours: Sunday, December 15th from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday, December 16th 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and lastly, Tuesday, December 17th 9:00 to noon.
Operation Hours for the Giving Shoppe: Tuesday, December 17th 1:00p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 18th 9:00a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Please help give LIFE this Holiday Season to the less fortunate in our community. “Giving from the heart” is such an incredible emotion and brings happiness to all involved!! Please join us!!!

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