Free Christmas Store Opens

1 decade 2 years 6 months ago Monday, December 12 2005 Dec 12, 2005 Monday, December 12, 2005 11:18:22 AM CST December 12, 2005 in News

About 10 people were at the New Life Evangelistic Center to buy gifts for their families.  They bought things like blankets, toys, dolls, games and food.  New Life Evangelistic director Larry Rice says this is the most important time of year for people to donate things.

"The poor and elderly can come and do their Christmas shopping free of charge," said Rev. Larry Rice.  "A wide selection of toys and coats and we have plenty of blankets.  And there's just so many people choosing between heating and eating to get things for christmas for them.  And that's why I want to give them a chance to come here and shop."

If you want to donate the hours are Monday through Friday 9 to 4.  You can donate blankets, toys food or money. The free store will be open until Christmas.

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