Annual Tree Lighting – Join the community this Friday, December 4

Tree Lighting 2014

Friday, December 4, 2015, 5:30 pm
William Allen Plaza on the LTSP Campus
7301 Germantown Avenue, Mt Airy, Philadelphia

* Caroling

* Refreshments

* Christmas Ensemble from the Salvation Army, Philadelphia Citadel

* Bring unwrapped toys for children ages newborn to 11+ years

Start off your holiday season on William Allen Plaza on the campus of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) with a Tree Lighting and Carol Sing! Join the community on Friday, December 4 at 5:30 pm at the plaza, next to the Schaeffer-Ashmead chapel at the southwest corner of the LTSP campus, 7301 Germantown Avenue, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia. There is free parking on campus adjacent to The Brossman Center. The celebration is free and open to the public, and will be held rain, clear or snow!

New, unwrapped toys appropriate for children ages newborn to 11+ will be collected for the Salvation Army’s Stockings for Kids program, see the list of suggested items below. Toys can also be dropped off at The Brossman Center.

Sponsored by The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

Suggested Holiday Items

Age 0-1 (Boy or Girl)
Teethers, Rattles, Bibs, Baby Wipes, Lotions, Shampoo, Brushes, Soft Toys, Stuffed Animals, Bath Toys, Socks, Hats, T-Shirts and Sleepers

Age 2-3 (Boy or Girl)
Dolls, Beanie Babies, Boats, Cars, Books, Little People, Lego Sets, Bath Toys, Socks, Mittens, Caps, T-Shirts and Educational Aid Toys

Age 4-7 (Girl)
Ink Pads, Stamps, Crayons, Clay, Lego Sets, Jump Ropes, Jacks, Stickers, Hats, Gloves, Beanie Babies, Doll Clothes, Scrunchies, and Barrettes

Age 4-7 (Boy)
Fun Pad, DVDs, Crayons, Coloring Books, Hand-Held Games, Puzzles, Lego Sets, Action Figures and Baseball Cards

Age 8-10 (Girl)
School Supplies, DVDs, Puzzles, Books, Scarves, Hats, Gloves, Jewelry, Stuffed Animals, Barbie Dolls, Clothes, Paint Sets, Markers, Colored Pencils, Legos

Age 8-10 (Boy)
School Supplies, Hand-Held Electronic Games, Hats, Gloves, Airplane Kits, Action Figures, Puzzles, Dominoes, Nerf Footballs and Legos

Age 11+ (Girl)
DVDs, iTunes Cards, CDs, Radios, Books, Card Games, Fast Food Certificates, School Supplies, Calculators, Brushes, Combs, Soaps, Lotions and MP3 Players

Age 11+ (Boy)
DVDs, iTunes Cards, CDs, Electronic Games, Calculators, Books, Card Games, Fast Food Certificates, School Supplies, Baseball Caps and Gloves and MP3 Players

Please note that you are not limited just to these suggested items above. All toy donations are welcome – big and small.

Please no food, candy or other perishable items. We can only accept unwrapped gifts.

Download a flyer – pdf format – and share with others.

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