November 29, 2022

The Giving Tree at Gate of Heaven Cemetery Advent 2022

As this season of Advent draws us into Christmas, we would like to offer an opportunity to come together to help our neighbors, mother’s and their “new life.”

This year we will help new and expecting moms through the Elizabeth’s New Life Center.

To read about the good work that they do, please view their website:


If you’d like to participate with us, there are a couple of ways for you to choose from.

Pick up a baby bottle here at Gate of Heaven and fill it with money for the center to use (coins/bills/checks) to help save and enrich lives of women/families who come to them for assistance.

Purchase and bring in items that are MOST needed:

  • Receiving blankets (boys or girls)

  • Burp cloths (boys or girls)

  • Teethers

  • Infant socks

  • Large size diapers or Pull-Ups (sizes 3, 4, or 5)

Also, other items that Elizabeth’s New Life accepts:


  • Children age 0-4 shoes
  • Maternity clothes
  • Preemie – Newborn Size up to 4T clothing

Other items:

  • Baby carriers
  • Boppy pillows
  • Changing tables
  • Cribs (without drop sides)
  • Crib mattresses (like new)
  • Crib sheets, blankets
  • Excersaucers
  • High chairs
  • Hooded towels, sleep sacks, swaddle wraps
  • Mobiles
  • Pack-n-plays
  • Safety gates
  • Strollers
  • Swings


NOT accepted:

  • Car seats
  • Clothes size 5 and older
  • Cribs with drop sides
  • Breast pumps
  • Stuffed animals
  • Toys
  • Furniture or equipment that is broken, dirty or has missing parts

Collection will begin at the beginning of Advent (November 28) and go until December 16th in Gate of Heaven Cemetery’s Administration Office from 9:00AM to 4:30PM Mondays through Fridays and Saturdays 9:00AM to 1:00PM. Please drop off your kind and giving donations during those business hours. Thank you!