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603 Walnut Street, Carthage, Illinois 62321 | email: tsfs91@gmail.com | call: (217) 357-3343 

Give us a call at
(217) 357-3343
Ways To Earn
Mark Your Calendar:
Be Responsible  
First time visit to Tri-State Family Services 10 BB
Keep a scheduled appointment at TSFS 1 BB
Be on time for a scheduled appointment at TSFS at least 24 hrs in advance 1 BB
Call to cancel a scheduled appointment at TSFS at least 24 hrs in advance 2 BB
Counseling or talking with a volunteer at TSFS 10 BB
Earn "Discretionary" Blessing Bucks at TSFS At staff's discretion
   
Educate yourself
Attend any class at TSFS & earn BB (OR take five classes to earn a crib) 10 BB per class
Watch a video at TSFS and complete an evaluation 5 BB per 1/2 hour; 10 BB per hour
Write a summary of a brochure from TSFS 5 BB per week maximum
Watch an educational video at home and write a report 5 BB – 10 BB per report
Write a report from a website on parenting 5 BB – 10 BB per report
Listen to a specified radio program and write a report 5 BB – 10 BB per report
Read a pre-selected chapter from a book and write a report 5 BB – 10 BB per report
Stay in school during pregnancy through graduation 75 BB per semester
Attend GED classes & earn your GED (bring verification) 75 BB for completion of GED
Earn college credit (show us your transcript or grade record) 25 BB per credit hour completed
Attend an English as a Second Language (ESL) class (bring a signed note) 10 BB per class
Earn your CPR certificate (show us your CPR certificate) 30 BB
Get a library card (show us your card or book-check-out receipt) 5 BB (one time only)
   
Grow in Parenting Skills  
Take parenting classes at TSFS & earn BB (OR take five classes for a crib) 10 BB per class
Complete a Labor & Delivery class at the hospital ( bring a signed note ) 10 BB
Pre-natal or immunizations or well-baby checkup (show record) 5 BB per visit
Breastfeed 10 BB per week
Take your child to story hour at the library (bring note from librarian) 5 BB
   
Grow Spiritually  
Take classes on God, Jesus, forgiveness, etc., at TSFS for BB (or 5 for crib) 10 BB per class
Attend Church (bring a program or note signed by pastor) 10 BB
Take a family member to church (add family attendance to pastor’s note) 5 BB per family member
Take a friend to church (add friend’s attendance to pastor’s note ) 10 BB per friend
Serve in your church (bring a signed note) 10 BB per day
Help with a Vacation Bible School (bring a signed note) 25 BB per day
Go to a Christian Conference 50 BB per conference
Go to a Christian Concert 25 BB per concert
Follow a daily Bible reading program and give a brief oral report 10 BB per week
Attend Bible Study & complete worksheet or report 5 BB – 10 BB per report
Memorize and quote scripture to TSFS volunteer or staff 5 BB
Go on a Mission Trip 50 BB – 100 BB per trip
   
Serve Others  
Refer a new client to TSFS 10 BB per new client
Help at TSFS / CSH Yard / Bake Sale 10 BB per hour
Attend TSFS Volunteer Training 50 BB
Volunteer in the community (bring verification) 10 BB per hour
Volunteer at your child’s school (bring verification) 10 BB per hour
   
Be Generous - Donate  
Donate Blood to the Red Cross (show us your Donor Card) 20 BB per donation
Donate clean, un-stained, seasonal clothing to TSFS BB same as used-clothing price
Donate clean, usable items to TSFS At staff’s discretion
Donate used cell phones to TSFS 5 BB per phone
Donate empty aluminum cans to TSFS (please do not smash them) 10 BB per 12 cans
Indoor Yard Sale

Tri-State Family Services
603 Walnut St.
Carthage, IL 62321

Yard/Bake Sale

September 5, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

September 5, 2018
7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Bring items for sale
September 5, 2018
7:00 am to 12:00 pm

​Please bring Items to donate ONLY on this date to the Tri-State Family Services.