LWR Semi Loading

Saturday, October 23, 2021

First English Lutheran Church Parking Lot

440 Garfield Street, Wisconsin Rapids

Each year First English Lutheran Church arranges for a semi here in W.R. to receive quilts and other items which are sent to areas of need around the world.  Again this year, we will have a semi parked in our church parking lot.  Churches from a radius of about 40 miles use this W. R. semi to receive donations.  Lutheran World Relief and donations from foundations pay the freight.

Needed Items

Mission Quilts

Personal Care Kits

Baby Care Kits

Fabric Kits

School Kits

Sorry No Fleece Tied Blankets, No Clothing of Any Kind, and No Bulk Soap

For more information click here

Trunk or Treat

St. Luke's Lutheran Church

2011 10th Street South

Sunday, October 24th from 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Join us for this FREE fall fun event at St. Luke's south parking lot!

Everyone is welcomed, so bring your friends to visit the decorated vehicles in the parking lot for games and treats!

FREE hotdogs, chips and hot chocolate will be available in the shelter house.

Get your picture taken in the Photo Booth!

Try to win the Pumpkin by guessing its weight!

Vote on your favorite Trunk!


Kiwanis "Coats For Kids"

Now until December 3, 2021


Immanuel Lutheran School

Wisconsin Rapids Police Department

Key Savings Bank

Lowell Center

Wood County Sheriff's Department

Keep our communities' children warm this season with your gift of a NEW or GENTLY used winter gear.

Accepting donations of hats, mittens, boots, jackets, coats, and snow pants

Please consider a monetary donation to help cover costs of cleaning.  Send donations to WR Kiwanis, PO Box 757, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-0757   

Attention: Coats for Kids.

Donations distributed to needy families throughout the greater Wisconsin Rapids area, within the Wisconsin Rapids, Nekoosa, and Port Edwards Public and Private School Districts and local community agencies that need winter wear.