The International Rescue Committee 2017 Giving Wreaths Program:
The Wichita community is invited to participate in the IRC’s Giving Wreath Holiday Drive. Community members are welcome to pick an ornament off of a tree and purchase an item for a refugee resettling in Wichita.
The items will be placed in households prior to a refugee is resettled in Wichita or given to refugees who were previously resettled in Wichita and are in need of the item.
How it works:
- Between November 13th and December 27th Giving Wreaths will be set-up in all Starbucks locations in Wichita and Derby.
- Individuals may pick an ornament off of the wreath and purchase the item on the ornament.
- Items may be returned to any Starbucks location.
- All items will be inventoried and placed in our client’s homes prior to their arrival in Wichita or given to a refugee who was previously resettled by the IRC and may need the item.
- New Set of twin sheets
- New Set of double sheets
- New Set of 4 dishes
- Cookware set
- New Blankets
- New children’s blanket
- Baking pan set
- A new set of a hat, scarf and gloves
- $25 gift card for Walmart may be used to purchase items for a refugee resettling in Wichita
- $25 Kroger Gift Card may be used to purchase items for a refugee resettling in Wichita.
- $25 Amazon Gift Card may be used to purchase items for a refugee resettling in Wichita.
- $40 Payless Shoe Source Gift Card will purchase a new pair of shoes and socks for a refugee resettling in Wichita.
For more questions please call the IRC at 315-361-2795