Help us make a difference this holiday season with the X and K J A-Thon. It will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. at our studios at 206 South willow Street in Effingham. Bring your donations of new toys for kids and non-perishable food! All donations go directly to FISH and Catholic Charities Christmas Store.
Monetary donations can be made during the X and K J - Athon or sent prior to the event to FISH Human Services, P O Box 473, Effingham, IL 6 2 4 0 1. Make checks payable to FISH (MEMO: The Christmas Store). You can also make your monetary donations to Catholic Charities at 1502 East Fayette Avenue in Teutopolis, IL 6 2 4 6 7. Make checks payable to Catholic Charities. Items needed are new hats and gloves, new coats, new toys (infant - high school), diapers (any size), new family board games, new kids' socks, new kids' underwear, new kids' P Js. Gently used kids' coats can be taken to Wiedman Cleaners during the month of November to be cleaned for a new family! Food needed will be egg noodles, can pie filling, pancake mix, peanut butter, potatoes in a box, pie shells, syrup, jelly, stuffing mix, and any non-perishable food item.