#GivingTuesday at Conception Abbey

Each year, Conception Abbey and Tri-C Partners 4 Progress partner together to make Christmas morning a little brighter for local families. For eight years, the #GivingTuesday event has been a highlight of the holiday season, raising money and collecting donations that will be used to purchase gifts and other items for local families in need. 

Tuesday, November 26, 2024
6-8 p.m.  |  St. Raphael Welcome Center


If you would like more information or you or your organization would like to sponsor the event, contact Kim Stiens at (660) 944-2881 or


Here is how you can help:

  • Donate an item to a family in need (adult & children’s clothing, gift cards, toys, etc.). 
  • Nonperishable food items or personal hygiene items to donate to our local food banks.
  • Baby items for area mothers that are in need of assistance.
  • Personal hygiene items to donate to local outreach programs.
  • Stocking stuffers for children and adults.
    Click here for donation ideas.

Donate online to our #GivingTuesday campaign to help purchase
    items for our adopted families.


Together, we can make a difference! Here is a list of local community groups and organizations rising to the challenge this year.

Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration: making ornaments for Christmas trees
Tri-C Partners 4 Progress: signing Christmas cards for the elderly in nursing homes and the community, coordinating efforts with local organizations
Conception Abbey and Seminary College: Food donation competition, gift wrapping, donation and gift collection and distribution
Ben's Stockings (Marsha Martin): donating stockings for each adopted family member

Event Partners

Conception Abbey -
Tri-C Partners 4 Progress -
Jefferson C-123 High School -
KAAN Radio -
Community Services, Inc. -
North Star Advocacy Center -
Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration -