The Alleghany Highlands Christmas Mother Program was founded over 70 years ago to honor the birth of Christ by assisting families in need during Christmas.
Applications are no longer excepted online.
Pictured with Becky are (left to right): Charlotte Martin 1986, Susan Rollinson 2021, Becky Perkins 2023, Mary Asma 2022, Terry Fridley 1976, row 2 - Maudie Mitchell 1974, Marie Fitzpatrick 2016, Anne Wright 1989, Lois Gillette 2000, Carolyn Young 2011, Brenda Linkenhoker 2020, Michele Wright 2018, Mary Ann Beirne 1991, row 3 - Dianne Garcia 1994, Denise Pillow 1995, Lang Wilson 2004, Lynda Thompson 2007, Holly Peters 2019, Lisa Schoppmeyer 2015, Linda Venable 1998, and Teresa Hammond 2013.
Important Donation Announcement:
NO USED ITEMS/DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BY THE CHRISTMAS MOTHER PROGRAM THIS YEAR. Monetary donations and newly purchased items will be greatly appreciated.
The 2023 theme chosen by the Christmas Mother is "God Bless Them, Everyone" and her scripture is Acts 20:35 In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work, we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said, "It is more blessed to give than receive."
Applications will be taken in person the week of October 16th for the 2023 Christmas season gifts and food cards. Please be prepared to give details on the application for clothing sizes, specific toys, and do not request bikes. Distribution days will be the week of December 11th.
For the appointment, you must bring with you a photo ID, Social Security Numbers for all members of your household, plus SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, and SSI/SSDI cards. Also, bring proof of employment and income.
The Christmas Mother Shop will open Nov. 27th at Christ United Methodist Church 200 E. Fudge St. Covington. If you have a question concerning your application, adoptions, or donations, please call the shop at (540) 962-9077 or (540) 969-6909 and leave a message or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a response at our earliest opportunity.
Please visit the Alleghany Highlands Christmas Mother Facebook page for schedule and program updates.