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Christmas Compassion

November 6 - November 28
All Day

Christmas Compassion Projects 2023 

Making spirits bright and remembering those in need during the holidays.  


  • Gifts of Hope for Local Foster Youth  

This holiday season, we're partnering with several agencies and nonprofits to fulfill the specific Christmas gift requests of local foster children, aged-out youth, and vulnerable families in our community. Visit our table in the lobby, pick out a personalized gift tag assigned to a child, and sign up to shop for their Christmas wishes. Return gift(s) by November 26. 

Contact Michelle Kopkash at michelle.kopkash@baysideonline.com 

  • Serve Thanksgiving Dinner with The Salvation Army 

Serve Thanksgiving dinner to people without housing in our region at The Grounds in Roseville on Thursday, November 24th.

 Text ARMY to 56316 to sign up or visit our lobby table. Contact Michelle Colpitts at michelle.colpitts@baysideonline.com 

  •  Thanksgiving Dinner Drive 

Bring hope to needy families in our community struggling this season by providing Thanksgiving dinner. 

 Please stop by our lobby table for a list of supplies or text ADVTURKEY to 56316. Return all items by November 19. Contact Chelle Boccoleri at chelle.boccoleri@baysideonline.com 

  • Christmas Gift Drive 

Many in our church community cannot provide Christmas gifts for their children. Let's BE the church to each other by sharing what we have with those in need this season. Shop for a Christmas gift or give towards our Christmas compassion fund. 

Please stop by our lobby table to pick a personalized gift tag or text ADVGIFT to 56316. Return all Christmas gifts by November 26. Contact Chelle Boccoleri at chelle.boccoleri@baysideonline.com 

  • Bags of Hope for Cancer Patients 

Encourage those battling cancer in our area by preparing a gift bag filled with valuable and encouraging items as they undergo chemotherapy at Kaiser, UC Davis Med Center, or Sutter Hospital.  

Please stop by the lobby table to get a list of items. Please return all bags by November 26. Contact Jerry Woodard at jerry.woodard@baysideonline.com 

  • Bike Drive 

Join Bayside is giving new bikes to over 300 kids around our community. Please give what you can to our bike fund, and let's bring joy to many children in need. Text BIKE to 56316 to give or visit our lobby table for more information. Contact Shaun Sanassarian at shauns@baysideonline.com.  

  • Gift Wrap Station at the Galleria 

November 24- December 24 

Spread Christmas cheer by serving our community at the Galleria Mall this year through Bayside's Christmas Gift Wrap Station. 

Text WRAP to 56316 to sign up for a date and time you want to serve. 

Contact Shaun Sanassarian at shauns@baysideonline.com