#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 29, 2022


If you would like more information or you or your organization would like to sponsor the event, contact Trish Wiederholt at (660) 944-2958 or


Here is how you can help:

  • Donate an item to a family in need (adult & children’s clothing, gift cards, toys, cash). Click here to find a list of needed items.
  • 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
Jefferson C-123 (NHS, 4H, student body): tying fleece blankets and coloring pictures to include with Christmas cards
Stanberry School: coloring pictures to include with Christmas cards
King City School: coloring pictures to include with Christmas cards
Local families: tying fleece blankets in their homes
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): filling and donating stockings for each adopted family member

Event Partners

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