Join us in showing our appreciation to local first responders by donating gift box items now through October 24. This is a great opportunity for the whole family!  

Then, on Sunday, October 24th after the 10:30 a.m. service, you are invited to gather at Stafford Crossing for the assembly of gift boxes to deliver to local fire, ems, and police stations. If you live near or have a personal connection to one of our local first responder stations, please click the button to sign up to deliver their basket the week of October 24 (National First Responder Day is October 28).
Please contact Lisa DeCourcey ([email protected]) if you have questions or need additional information. Thank you in advance for expressing your appreciation for our local heroes!

Suggested gift box items

  • Clif bars (or similar)
  • Belvita (or similar) biscuits/bars
  • Gatorade (or similar) chews
  • Gatorade sticks
  • Propel powder packets
  • Hand warmers (for the cold months ahead)
  • 100-calorie packs of almonds
  • Packs of sugar-free gum
  • Individually wrapped jerky or meat sticksv
  • Individually wrapped trail mix/healthy snacks
  • Individual non-refrigerated flavored creamers
  • Gift cards for Sheetz and Wawa


Donation Drop-off locations

Financial Donation

Stafford Crossing Community Church
1420 Forbes St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405

October 17 and 24 at either service
(9:00 or 10:30 a.m.)
Donation box located outside office doors for drop-offs during the week.
Malawi's Pizza
1 Towne Centre Blvd., Ste. 2400
Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Drop off  through October 23 during business hours:
Monday-Saturday: 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
To make a financial donation, please mail your check to:
Stafford Crossing
ATTN: First Responders,
1420 Forbes Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
or donate online.

Words of Appreciation from Past Events

"Thank you for the care package you sent to this department. We appreciate your generosity"
Fredericksburg Sheriff's Office Staff
November 2019
"The Fredericksburg Police Department could not succeed in its mission without the support of individuals in our community. It's goodwill gestures, such as yours, that reminds my emplyees that their efforts do not go unnoticed or unappreciated..."
David W. Naye, Fredericksburg Chief of Police
November 6, 2019
"A very special THANK YOU to: Stafford Crossing Community Church for dropping this package off today for staff"
Aquia Harbour PD
November 3, 2019
"Dear Members of Stafford Crossing Community Church, Thank you so much for thinking of us in prayer and also for the basket of snacks. We greatly appreciate your thoughtfulness."
Members of Fredericksubrg Resuce Squad
November 11, 2020
"Our thanks go out to Stafford Crossing Community Church for generously donating snacks and refreshments today. We appreciate you thinking of our staff!"
Office of Stafford County Sheriff
October 30, 2020