County Christmas Bureau set for Dec. 6 opening at Great Mall

The Johnson County Christmas Bureau opens the doors to its annual Holiday Shop beginning Friday Dec. 6 through Saturday Dec. 14 in the donated space of the former Marshall’s, Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20090 W. 151st St in Olathe, Kan.

By appointment, more than 13,000 low-income Johnson County residents will select groceries, personal care items and household supplies, children’s clothing, gifts and toys, books, winter coats plus hats and gloves that will provide sustenance and warmth for the holidays and the new year.

JCCB’s goal this year is to serve 13,000 individuals from 3,600 families plus 700 nursing home residents.  120 donation barrels are located throughout Johnson County and are available for donations from the public to help stock the Holiday Shop.  Visit www.jccb.org for a list of sites.

The most needed items include: (all new EXCEPT for gently used coats/books) Continue reading

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