Christmas Stories and Joyful Refections

“Yesterday God did a work in my heart like only He can do.

Seeing 38 families blessed with a Christmas is a joy I can’t describe. Hearing their stories and hearing how they would not be having a Christmas if it wasn’t for yesterday is beyond humbling. {Because} it reminds me to be thankful for what my family does have, and it’s humbling knowing God chose each one of us to be their help in this season.

I watched sponsors provide toys for kids, clothes for kids and mom’s and dads, shoes, electronics their parents can’t afford, small appliances needed like toasters and microwaves, basic house cleaning supplies and toilet paper bc these families have hard times getting those things, gift cards for Christmas dinner groceries, and even a bed provided for a mom and dad that sleep on the couch and floor. The generosity and care that was poured onto these families was amazing and so touching.

I watched a team that was already stretched thin work exhausting hours to create an atmosphere for everyone that walked into the gym and make them feel so special. Down to the smallest details, this team went above and beyond. ALL to make them feel special loved, and seen. To show them Jesus in such a mighty way. A team that was tired, but found so much joy in serving each and every one of these wonderful families. An amazing team. They inspire me.

What a reminder… As Pat (Crisis Aid International Founder) told each person yesterday in tears… How much God loves each of us. How much HE sees each of us. How much HE cares about exactly where we are right this second. What a day and what a word straight to my heart. Serving others brings more joy and fulfillment than any other thing.”

Written by staff member Stephanie Galore from her personal reflections.

Photography by @Jeffrey Woodson II

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2nd Annual Christmas For Families 2017

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Join Us For The 2nd Annual Christmas Outreach  Wings of Love and Care Center

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How to sponsor a family? Send us an email if you would like to sponsor a family. We will then send you several profiles to choose from. Each profile will contain a picture of the family, size of the family, ages, and genders of each member, and a “wish list” prepared by each child (these are just suggestions). You are welcome to sponsor a family on your own or build a team to share the joy with. Without you and your family these families will not have much this holiday season.

What is the commitment? Our goal is to provide a full Christmas for each family. The following is what we hope to provide for each family:

• 2 – 3 toy gifts per child (unwrapped)     

• 1 outfit per child (child’s sizes will be provided)

• Gift card to purchase holiday dinner     

• Wrapping paper and tape 

• A household gift for the family (typically a household need)

When and where to deliver items? 5427 Telegraph Road, St. Louis MO 63129. All items are due by December 8th to the Crisis Aid office. Our team will package and prepare them for the Christmas Party on December 16th. Your invitation to the party will be on it’s way once you choose a family! We would love for all sponsors to join us for the party on Dec 30th  to be with the families and love on them.

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• Out of state donors can shop via Amazon if they want to participate and have items delivered to our offices directly.

• We still need financial donations for things like a catered lunch, décor, and extra presents to make sure recipients feel loved, honored, and hopeful.

• If people would like to donate individual items like gift card

for groceries, or kids clothes, or something like that, it would be ok.

• We still need 40 gingerbread house kits for the party.

• We are having a big decoration making day on Friday the 10th of December if anyone would like to join.

For more information please call 314-487-1400 or email

Back to School 2017

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Will you join us as we help children in need get ready for school?

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Our WINGS of Love & Care Annual School Supplies Distribution will be August 9th but supplies must be received by August 4th so we can ensure all needs are met. Our goal is to provide the full list of required supplies for 100 children in an elementary school where 100% of the families live below the poverty line. Please place your order/donation today! Make sure you share your contact information so we can mail you a receipt to use for tax deduction purposes. Thank you!

Donations can be dropped off by August 4th at Crisis Aid M-TH 9:30am-4:30pm or shipped directly to Crisis Aid, 5427 Telegraph Rd., St. Louis, MO 63129. Cash donations are also welcome.

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For more information please call 1-888-740-7779.

View as a PDF – School Supplies Needed

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