TLC Ministries does four distributions to the underprivileged children of Appalacia each year, for Easter, for Back-to-School, for Thanksgiving and for Christmas. Please follow the guidelines for each distribution as they differ according to the time of the year when they occur. - Please feel free to ship earlier than the deadlines.
Deadline for the Easter Distribution is March 6, 2015
Deadline for the Back-to-School Distribution is June 15, 2015
Deadline for the Thanksgiving Distribution is October 15, 2015.
Deadline for the Christmas Distribution is November 15, 2015.
In addition to clothing, girls and boys receive shoes, winter coats, personal care kits and a variety of other items. For the personal care kits, please include only the Contents for the Personal Care Kits listed on this website. We buy 4 oz. shampoo for $0.65, so if you would prefer to save on shipping, include a check for the shampoo and we will purchase it. Should you wish to make any bags for the personal care kits, the Pattern for the Personal Care Kit Bag is on this website.
Please Note: Those who belong to AARP can ship via UPS and get a 5% discount.