December 10, 2022
126 W. Ninth
Hays, KS 67601
Bethesda Christmas Store
Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hand-made items from students from the WeCan Center & the men of Bethesda Place.
"Six Guys Coffee Roasting" will be making their debut with samples, 40 bags of their "Bethesda Brazilian Roast" for $16 a bag.
You are encouraged to come to the sale & support the students.
The students at the WeKan Center have been busy making Christmas decorations to sell at the annual Bethesda Place sale this week in downtown Hays.
The program gives these students extra time to build life & job skills. It has 10 full-time & one part-time student this year.
The WeKan Center is a program of Hays USD 489 that serves students who have intellectual or developmental disabilities & who have completed their high school requirements but are still younger than 21.
The Bethesda Place store also will have items made by the men of Bethesda Place, who also have intellectual or developmental disabilities.
The students chose their own projects. Many involved pallet wood, which was provided for free by nearby businesses. The students also used the Arc Thrift Store to find items they needed to complete their decorations.
They made reindeer bells out of flower pots, signs, pallet snowmen, tea light snowmen that could be used on packages, a grinch as well as many other decorations. The students also made a variety of seed bombs that will be available for sale this week.
The WeKan students have been earning money to support their program by cleaning up the stands after FHSU games. The program gave the students small loans out of these funds for the materials they needed for their projects.
The students will pay their loans using proceeds from the sale. The students will keep any remaining proceeds from the sale.
Thursday, Dec. 8 from 5-9 PM
Friday & Saturday, Dec. 9 & 10 from 9 AM-8 PM