How you can help: Christ Society Christmas ‘wish lists’

The Christ Child Society of Central Illinois would benefit most from donations of sleepers, size newborn and 0-3 months; baby gowns, size 0-6 months; onesies, size 0-6 months; and diapers, sizes N and 1.

Items may be dropped off at the Family Resources Center, 415 N.E. Monroe, Peoria. In the Pontiac area, contact Shari Paris at (815) 419-8620. For donations in the Bloomington area, call Sharon Gerdes at (309) 747-2904.

To receive more information call the Christ Child Society of Central Illinois at (309) 677-7697 and leave a message.

“Volunteers who find joy in serving Jesus in the children most in need in our community” is at the top of the list for the Christ Child Society of the Quad Cities, according to Deacon Joe Dockery-Jackson, chapter president.

Their “wish list” also includes diapers, size 1; winter outfits, sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, and 6-9 months; onesies for newborns and sizes 0-3 months and 3-6 months; receiving blankets and infant caps.

Donations may be taken to the St. Pius X Rectory, 2502 29th Ave., Rock Island. The office is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, contact Deacon Dockery-Jackson at (309) 738–0471.

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