Local Christmas Backpacks for Wheeler County is similar to Christmas Backpacks for Appalachia, with the exception that these backpacks will go to the children in our own community. 27.4% of Wheeler County lives below the poverty line, this is much higher than the national average of 14%. Lets show these children the love of Christ during the Christmas season by providing them with everyday items.
Annual Fall Celebration Oct. 18th, 6:30 p.m. Brewton-Parker College
October 19–21st from 9:30 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. at the Daniell Baptist Association Office
LOCAL CHRISTMAS BACKPACKS:
Daniell Baptist Association Goal: 50
2019 Collection: 26 Backpacks
Filled Christmas Backpacks go to children and teens ages: 4–7 years, 8–10 years, and 11–15 years residing in Wheeler County. Local pastors and community leaders will distribute. This will also allow our Wheeler County church pastors & leaders the opportunity to connect with these families. Please note that backpacks should be clear as required by Wheeler Co. Schools.
CHRISTMAS BACKPACKS for APPALACHIA:
Filled Christmas Backpacks go to children and teens ages: 4–7 years, 8–10 years, and 11–15 years residing in Appalachia as well as in the most poverty stricken counties in Southwest Georgia. All Georgia Baptist churches can help meet the physical and spiritual needs of these children and teens by participating in meeting this goal.
Georgia Baptist Mission Board 2020 Goal: 25,000
Daniell Baptist Association Goal: 200
2019 Collection: 146
Registration is not required, but very helpful so we can determine how many families we are able to bless.
If you would like to participate, please fill in the form below. Thank you for your never ending love in Christ.
Bulletin Insert (Color)
Bulletin Insert (Black & White)
Flyer (8.5 x 11 – Color)
Flyer (8.5 x 11 – Black & White)
Christmas Backpacks Gift Suggestions Instructions – Color (How to pack a backpack)
Christmas Backpacks Gift Suggestions Instructions – Black & White (How to pack backpack)
The Christmas Story
Frequently Asked Questions