Oak Hill UMC Gives Away 300+ Stuffed Animals during Christmas Party


More than 300 teddy bears, kittens, puppies, rabbits, lambs, and two angry birds–were given to Oak Hill-area children at an annual Christmas party hosted by the Travis County Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Members of Oak Hill UMC led a group of more than 40 volunteers that included social workers, Travis County law enforcement officers, and, of course, Santa.

A total of 115 families with 340 children participated in the event and were given gifts. Gifts also included:

  • pajamas for almost 100 children

  • 20 gift cards for teenagers

  • more than 200 coats for children of all ages

  • 200+ bananas and cutie oranges donated by our friends at Central Market

  • 240 breakfast tacos

  • gallons of orange juice and coffee

  • almost 20 dozen sugar cookies

Together, Oak Hill UMC and the local agencies shared a morning of radical hospitality with our brothers and sisters in the community.

Written by Don Kerr