Shop with a hero 2023 Volunteer Information

Every year Church at the Grove partners with local police departments and other civic organizations to help provide Christmas for families in our community. On December 2nd, 2023 we will join together to meet a practical need in the lives of children in our community and bridge the gap of division often existing between children with needs and law enforcement personnel. Children who are considered to be "at-risk" based upon a school counselor's evaluation will each be paired with a member of local law enforcement and given a $125 Wal-Mart gift card; they will have the opportunity to shop for Christmas gifts for themselves and for family members as they are escorted through the store. At the end of each child's shopping spree, snacks and gift wrapping will be provided by volunteers set up in tents outside the store. The event will allow over 100 children who might not be able to experience the joys of Christmas to give and receive gifts this holiday season and to feel the love and compassion of a community that has united in order to demonstrate the true spirit of Christmas!

For more information on the program and how you can be a part please email:

Volunteer Information

Thank you so much for signing up to volunteer this year at Shop with a Hero. I wanted to give you details about this years event since there are some changes over previous years due to Covid-19.

Here is everything you need to know:
Date: Saturday, December 2nd, 2023
Place: Loganville Walmart Supercenter (under the big tents out front!)
4221 Atlanta Highway
Loganville, GA.  30052

Set up team: Please arrive at 7:00 am. You are also welcome to join some of the other volunteers who will be meeting at the Bojangles in Loganville to eat breakfast at 6:00 am.

Personal shoppers: please arrive by 8:30 am & meet at the check-in area

Gift wrapping: 9:00-11:30 (please arrive by 8:45 am)
Gift wrappers may go directly to the gift wrapping tent

Clean up crew: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Heroes: Please arrive by 8:30 am and wear your uniform

If you need more information or have questions, please text Robyn at 770-366-7476.  

Thanks so much for your willingness to volunteer this year! We are so excited that we can provide hope to families this Christmas season as it has been a very difficult year. Please join us in praying that the event would be a huge success and that we would be able to share the hope of Jesus with the families that take part.

This year to help keep people safe we will not have a food table with baked goods. Instead, we are asking for people to donate pre-made individually wrapped items, such as: Little Debbie snack cakes, Frito Lay lunchbox size bags, goldfish packs, cheez-its packs, honey buns, small cereal boxes, crackers, animal crackers, granola bars, chips ahoy packs, etc. You can bring these item on any Sunday or drop them off at the building by November 28th.

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