One of the least enjoyable parts of
the holiday season is packing everything away. But those unwanted holiday
decorations and ready-to-be regifted presents could serve a higher
purpose. The Woman’s Club of Morristown’s annual Holiday Bazaar, held
each November, raises funds for philanthropic projects such as
scholarships and the preservation of the historic Dr. Lewis Condict House.
Much of the event’s success can be attributed to the merchandise donated
by members of the community. In anticipation of next year’s Bazaar, the
Club is asking the public to donate new, like-new, or vintage holiday
ornaments and decorative items; unused gift wrap and boxed cards; and
specialty gift items. Toys are not being accepted.
“While people are putting away their holiday decorations, this is the
perfect time to weed out the items that no longer give them joy,” said Gen Troyen of Morris Township, Holiday Bazaar chairwoman. “Donors
will gain extra storage space, along with the knowledge that their things
will find a new home while aiding the Woman’s Club’s charitable works.”
Items should be clean, undamaged, and, for lights and electrical items, in
working order. Donations may be left in the pantry of the Woman’s Club in Morristown, during regular business hours, Mon. through
Fri. Donors wishing a letter of acknowledgment should include an
inventory of donated goods and their name and address. The WCM is a
The members of the Woman’s Club of Morristown are dedicated to serving
their community through civic, cultural, and educational projects. More information is available at www.wcomt.org.