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Operation Christmas Blessings

  • Open Chord 8502 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN, 37919 United States (map)
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Friday, December 7th
All Ages | 7pm | FREE

We are hosting a toy drive to benefit children in need of a blessing this Holiday Season. 

We are looking for donations of toys for ages 3-13 ( $5-$20 in value). Any toy donation will gain you admittance to the event and 1-5 raffle ticket entries per toy, based on value. The more toys, the more chances to win!!!

1st Place Raffle Prize - One Year Full Family Membership to the YMCA! ($900 in value)

2nd & 3rd place available for sponsorship! Contact Josiah Atchley.

*$200 CASH Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest*


7 - Eddie Self
7:45 - Barley Town
8:30 - Truth of the Matter
9:15 - Common Creatures
10:00 - Josiah & The Greater Good 

Distribution of toys will be handled by Pastor Timothy Atchley and his team at Harvest Church. They will be allotted directly to targeted low income areas. 

Also $lu Radio Host and Youth Football Coach Tony Slu, will be distributing a portion of the donations to the children of Knoxville Metro Youth Football League.

Our goal is to bless lower income families by providing the opportunity for them to make sure their child receives a toy this Christmas. We wish to let them know there are those within the community who care, and are there for them. You can help us make this happen with YOUR toy donation.


There is a drop off option prior to the event, for those who wish to be a blessing but cannot attend the event.

Donation Drop Off: 

Harvest Church
Thursday's November 15th and 29th from 7:00PM - 9:00PM - Enter from the side door face Dante Road on Tuesday evening drop offs, someone will be there to take in your donation.

Any Sunday from 9:30AM - 10:20AM - Enter through the front doors and your donation will be taken in by an Usher.

*We want to give a HUGE thank you to all our event sponsors who has made this opportunity to be a blessing all possible* 

106.1 The Riverer - WUTK 90.3 The Rock Volunteer Radio - Harvest Church- $LU Radio - YMCA- Lindsay Young, Downtown Knoxville - Inst-I-Glass of Knoxville - Stephen & Tiffany Brewer - Keller Williams Realty 865.862.8318


*Over $1,300 in raffle prizes are being given away***
(1st Place Prize Full Year Family Membership to YMCA($900 in value)** 

*2nd & 3rd place raffles still available for sponsorship.( Please reach out to Josiah Atchley to donate 2nd and 3rd place raffle items) We are looking for raffle prizes valued between $150-$300* .

**We currently have 4 - $25 gift cards to local restaurants for raffle prizes donated by Inst-I-Glass of Knoxville.
We are hoping to have as many $25 dollar gift cards donated for extra raffle prizes. If you or your business would like to fill this need, please reach out to Jacqueline King to make arrangements** 

By being a Sponsor to any of these needs not only are you allowing a child to have a Christmas gift, (which may never have happened prior to your generosity) BUT you and/or your business will be listed on all fliers/promotions included in any Radio/TV Advertisement and included in this event information. Thank you for any donation you can bring to help these children. Peace, Love, and lets bring in a very Merry Christmas for those whose holidays may not be as blessed otherwise.

Earlier Event: December 6
Open Chord Blues Jam
Later Event: December 8
Open Mic Contest FINALE!!!