CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS to impact children around the world Pattern Instructions: 1. Print pages 1-3 of this file (make sure it is on landscape setting for printing). DID YOU KNOW many children who celebrate Christmas do not receive a gift? Some have NEVER received one! This is your opportunity to GIVE them a gift this Christmas. 2. Overlap the two pages (trim as needed) to form the entire stocking pattern into one piece. Use the thick, red dotted line to match the pieces. The Christmas Impact project is a great way to provide children with not only 1 but 3 GREAT GIFTS! 3. Tape the pieces together and then cut the pattern out using the outside edges of the dotted line. (For a longer lasting pattern, trace it onto a piece of posterboard before using). GIFT OF LOVE 4. Cut the stocking shape out twice using RED felt or other heavy RED fabric. 5. Sew pieces together securely together along the outer edge. 6. Decorate the stocking using markers, paint, glitter, etc. Please avoid gender specifc designs and threedimensional objects. (Continued on next page) Your Christmas stocking will show a child someone cares for them. GIFT OF ENCOURAGEMENT Your card will tell them God loves them. GIFT OF THE GOOD NEWS Your gift will help our team share the greatest story ever told. 7. Buy or make a Christmas card. The message must be in Spanish. A sample message is included on the next page. You may sign your family’s name but do not include additional personal information in the card (address, phone number, photos, etc.) 8. Ship the stocking, $10 gift, Christmas card and Information card (to recieve a photo) by DECEMBER 9. Shipping Address: Children’s Impact Network 6821 Finamore Circle Lake Worth, FL. 33467 MUST BE RECEIVED BY DEC. 9 Use a QR Code Reader app on your smartphone to donate the $10 per stocking online. YOU can make a stocking for a needy child. Then, our teams in Latin America will fill the stockings using your $10 donation. They will distribute the stockings to children who may not receive anything else for Christmas. They will also share the greatest gift the Christmas story - with these children. Please help us love needy children this Christmas by making one - or many - stockings! This is a great project to do with friends and family. Together, we can impact children this Christmas. YOUR IMPACT: 1. You and/or your group make and decorate the stockings using the instructions to the left. (Do not fill the stockings) 2. Include a Christmas card inside the stocking (samples messages provided) 3. Send the stockings and a minimum of $10 for each stocking (Cash, Check or Online at http://goo.gl/90sRlT) OUR IMPACT: 1. CIN will ship the stockings to Honduras, Bolivia and Colombia where the stockings will be stuffed by our team and delivered to impoverished communities with a Christmas gospel presentation. 2. You can receive a group picture of children receiving their amazing Christmas stockings! (Provide your information on the next page to receive the photo) PO Box 541900 Lake Worth, FL 33454 561.304.3400 www.cinonline.org INFORMATION CARD Complete and return this section inside your stocking I am including my donation of at least $10 (per stocking) in the form of: Please provide your information, so we can share a photo of some children receiving their stockings. Cash Name:_______________________________ Check Address: _____________________________ Paid online City:_______________State:____Zip:______ Please be sure to donate online before mailing your stocking. Use the link below. http://goo.gl/90sRlT Email:_______________________________ cut here MUST BE RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 9 Sample Note: [translation] Bendiciones, (Sign your family’s name here) Blessings, (Sign your family’s name here) ¡Feliz Navidad! Este regalo es para ti de nuestra familia. Que Dios te bendiga a ti y tu familia. Y que tengan un feliz año nuevo. Merry Christmas! This gift is for you from our family. God bless you and your family and have a Happy New Year. Please include a note of encouragement written in Spanish. You many use the suggested mesage above or you may write your own. You may also include your favorite scripture in Spanish. Be sure to write your message in Spanish and put the card inside the stocking when sending it.
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