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How to help WISD teens for the holidays

Staff Report

WIMBERLEY – Wimberley ISD needs the community’s help to keep its holiday marketplace afloat. 

The Holiday Teen Marketplace will be collecting donations for its annual holiday gift store on Nov. 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the back of the Wimberley ISD Administration Building located at 951 FM 2325.

The holiday shop provides students with a fun, stress-free “marketplace” to shop at no cost to them for jackets, shoes, clothing and holiday gifts.

In order for the shop to be successful, the following donations are needed.

• Jackets
• Leggings
• Sweatpants,
• Joggers
• Shoes
• Dresses
• Skirts
• Jewelry
• Winter hats
• Sports hats
• Pajamas
• Holiday wrapping paper
• New socks and undergarments
• Cozy blankets
• Makeup
• Games
• Gadgets
• Candy
• Gifts for family members
• Hygiene products

 Gift cards are also appreciated from teen-loved brands such as Vans, Hey Dudes, Converse, Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Hollister, American Eagle, PacSun, Levi’s, Wranglers and Wimberley Texan gear.

If you would like to shop specific teen wish lists, please visit this Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/registries/holiday/32A842APTD0I8/guest-view

Additionally, this year, each student who shops at the marketplace will be provided with a packet of personal hygiene products. Organizers hope to serve 75 students this year.

Adult helpers are also needed to set up and run the store. Volunteers can sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4EAAAC23A64-holiday

Contact Andra Cole at 512-934-8733 or Delayne Van De Walle at 210-683-3981 with any questions or concerns.

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