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Christmas coffee, t-shirts, and holiday gift items go on sale to help support The Merrie Christmas Project

United Way of Central Georgia is pleased to announce several opportunities to give support to The Merrie Christmas Project. For the second consecutive holiday season, UWCG and two local businesses have partnered to create holiday items and gifts to sell under The Merrie Christmas Project label. The coffee company, Z Beans, has developed a new for 2020 Christmas Coffee, A Vanilla Blend, and the retail store, Macon Monogramming is printing Merrie Christmas T-shirts and donating 100% of the sales to The Merrie Christmas Project. The Christmas coffee is offered in two sizes, 16 ounce and eight ounce packages (whole beans or ground) and also, a new addition this year is a wrapped gift set featuring a Merrie Christmas mug and Christmas coffee bag. These items range from $9.99 to $25.99. The T-shirts are being sold in adult and youth sizes, both offered in long sleeve ($15) and short sleeve ($10). Other items available from $10 - $15 are Merrie Christmas Project fabric face masks available in two sizes, youth and adult, and Merrie Christmas Project red insulated cups for cold and hot drinks. 
 
Shopping is made even easier this year with the launch of the United Way of Central Georgia Store, opening just in time for the holiday season. The new online website store is open and fully stocked with all the Merrie Christmas holiday items which can be purchased by credit card. Please visit the United Way of Central Georgia Store by clicking here. All UW online store purchases including coffee, may be picked-up at Macon Monogramming. Coffee items online are also available for easy shipping with free shipping on orders of $30+. In-store purchases at Macon Monogramming can be made by check or cash only. 
 
The public and press are invited to attend the Macon Monogramming, Z Beans, and United Way Christmas Open House Drop-in (outdoors), Thursday, November 19th, 11 AM, at Macon Monogramming - 5070 Forsyth Road, Macon. Stop by, taste the Christmas coffee, browse and shop all the items in The Merrie Christmas Project collection, and #BeMerrie! 
 
The Merrie Christmas Project was established in 2019 in loving memory of Merrie Kaplan by United Way of Central Georgia, alongside her parents, Mike and Nancy Kaplan, to provide food, holiday decorations, and gifts to local families in need during the holiday season. United Way of Central Georgia and the Kaplan family would like to thank the local community for their generous support of The Merrie Christmas Project with special thanks given to Brad Mitchell (Macon Monogramming) and Shane Buerster (Z Beans) for helping raise funds to bring happiness and joy at Christmas in Merrie‘s memory.