Words just cannot express the love and gratitude I have for you for this Christmas Joy event! Thank you!
Your heart for others is beyond amazing.
Your love and heart for the forgotten kids is inspiring! And yes, you just read that right. One social worker I’ve spoken with in the past called them that. The area we help is where many other organizations often forget.
This year we sent out 100 Invitations to Children in the area! Can you believe it? 100?!? The most ever! I cannot believe how much we’ve grown since 2008!
75 Children and their Moms came to the event! We had all ages from infants to 17 years old this year!
Thanks to your amazing heart for others we feasted on Olive Garden along with hot dogs and chips for the kids.
We had a time of crafts and writing thank you cards with the children.
The Children also had a time of hearing the Christmas Story as well as going through our Candy Store! There were right at 40 different Candies that they could pick and put in their treat bags this year!
Because of your heart for others, we had stickers, markers and other various small gifts to give to all of the children throughout the event! Their bags were running over! Their hearts were running over as well! You should have heard the giggles of delight as they were getting the candy, looking at the stickers and just having a wonderful time! As a matter of fact, YOU should come next year and experience it for yourself!
Thanks to your generosity and heart for others we were able to give each of the moms 4 gifts to wrap that day to take home for Christmas Morning. All of the gifts were at least a $10 Value.
Because you are a person with a ginormous heart for others we were also able to allow each child to walk through and pick out 2 gifts to take with them the day of our event. YES! T W O! Look at just how big your heart is! There is No Grinchiness in you at all!
Your heart for others also allowed us to make a difference for the Moms this Christmas! Because you gave earlier in the year, we were able to give each of them a gift bag with a bracelet, necklace, lotion, lipstick, shower gel and other items. We typically can’t afford to bless the moms this way but because your heart was so giving, loving and caring this year we were able to do more than we normally do!
Thank you for caring about these families during what could be a very sad and difficult time of year for them.
Thank you for giving to someone who can never repay the kindness to you.
Thank you for impacting hearts with great joy and love.
Thank you for Spreading Christmas Joy with us and making a difference!
Thank you for every tweet, every share, every like, every comment, every email asking someone to help, every toy you gave, every dollar you donated, every prayer you prayed… for every single thing you did to make this happen. T H A N K Y O U!
Thank you for your Heart for Others! You Matter and you truly do make a difference!
If I have forgotten anyone, it was not intentional but Thank you to the following for sponsoring:
Olive Garden Gastonia
Olive Garden Northlake
Ms. Wells 2nd Grade Class
New Grace Baptist Church
Sara Lowe Author