Buffalo Dream Weavers Stocking Drive for St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy

Est. in 2009 by Michele Johnson, the Buffalo Dream Weavers gives back to the community in loving memory of her son, James W. Johnson. She is now joined by other core members, volunteers, & donors who have helped thousands in Buffalo, NY. Each year, BDW organizes a a stockings collection for St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy. They recently put the call out for help in their efforts. Johnson is also one of the founders of Broadway Fillmore Alive. Here’s some information on the collection.

From the Buffalo Dream Weavers Facebook page:

The holidays are right around the corner, and as mentioned,

Buffalo Dream Weavers  will be once again be collecting stockings for St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy!

A reminder that this year, all stockings must be gender neutral and be appropriate for anyone between the ages of 3 through 10 years old to assist with easy & safe distribution.

We will be accepting donations beginning November 28th through December 15th at the three drop-off locations listed on the flyer below.

Items required for each stocking are:
💌 1 $5 GC from Tim Hortons, Burger King, or McDonalds
🧦 1 gender neutral pair of socks
🎄 2 candy canes
🪀 2 gender neutral toys, such as:
• Pez
• Play-Doh/ kinetic sand
• washable markers/ colored pencils/ crayons
• coloring books/ journals
• small stuffed animal

Please do no not stray from the list as we like to keep all stockings similar so no child feels slighted.

If you are unable to donate completed stockings, we will gladly accept donations of any of the items – stockings included – and our founding members will complete them for distribution!

Please note that BDW, as well as St. Luke’s, will be vigorously abiding by all health & safety guidelines, so please remember to abide by all sanitary & social distancing rules when assembling & dropping off.

Thank you again! If you have any questions, PM us on Facebook or email bufdreamweavers@gmail.com.

You can download the stocking collection flyer by clicking here—>