Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Operation Turkey Dinner: Ways to help!

Want to donate?
Donations can be dropped off at:

The Crazy Cupcake in 

We will start accepting the following on November 1, last day to donate is November 17:

Dinner Donations:
Canned Yams/Sweet Potatoes
Canned Green Beans,Corn, Carrotts
Stuffing or Dressing
Boxes of Jello
Boxes of Ice tea bags
pumpkin pie mix,cookies, brownies etc mix
bread or rolls mix
instant potatoes
turkeys or gift cards to buy turkeys

Reusable Shopping Bags

Family Blessing Bags:
Toilet Paper,paper towels, any other paper products
laundry detergent
shampoo, conditioner ,soap
 toothpaste, feminine hygiene items, etc.
Gas Cards

You can adopt an whole family if you prefer by emailing us or contacting us at The Crazy Cupcake. 

If you take any of the above items into The Crazy Cupcake you can 
BUY 2 Cupcakes and Get One free!

Also go Visit Artistic Icing to see her Wishing Star Item!!! 

The Secret Santa Project Applications

Applications for The Secret Santa Project will be taken via email November 2 through December 2 to the-wishing-star-tn@hotmail.com ( DO NOT SEND BEFORE 11/2/12)

 And in person at The Crazy Cupcake from 12 to 2:30 on November 8,15, and 29th.

If you are a senior citizen or have no children. Please omit the children section.

And write you only need a meal.

 To submit via email please provide the following:



Phone Number
Number of Family members:
Gross Income:
Total amount of bills:

Do you get EBT? Tanaf? Or Tn-care?

Have you applied for Christmas ( Angel Tree/good sam) assistance elsewhere? 

(We ask if you have not to apply here)

Why do you need help with Christmas this year?

Please provide a short statement on how The Wishing Star could make your Holidays brighter ( the story  ( not your info or names) will  be shared via facebook, and other media).

What county do you live in? ( We ask that you reside in The Tri-Cities TN/VA area (Greene, Hawkins, Sullivan, Washington, Johnson, carter, Unicoi counties etc.)

Are you able to travel to The Crazy Cupcake in Jonesborough  to pick up your gifts and dinner? You will be responsible for picking it up. We will not have deliveries for Christmas. 

No shows will not be allowed to apply for further assistance. 

Are you or anyone in your home disabled or have medical issues? 

Please list one wish for you and your spouse/or Significant other this Christmas:

For Each Child please provide:
Clothing Sizes:

Three things they wish for:

Favorite TV Show/Book:

Does your child have any allergies or disabilities? Or other special needs?

If you submit via email and not in person you be asked to provide ID & proof of your children are your children,  when picking up your gifts. ( Your recent DHS award letter is enough if you have one)

If you come in person please know the above info, and bring in your id, proof of income/bills, and identification of your children. If you have a DHS award  letter, that is all you need. We do not turn someone away for gross income. If you feel the need you need assistance, we are here to listen. We work completely on donations, so we always strive to provide for every family. But we can't guarantee that.