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The Reason for the Season - Day 9

Merry Christmas!


Today the girls and I donated a bag full of clothes, toys, socks, hats, gloves, etc. for a family that the girls school has adopted. The idea is to provide a full Christmas for a few local families who have fallen on hard times. Each child is assigned a specific family member and are given suggestions for what to buy. We got a baby girl which made it easy. I allowed the girls to go shopping for things that the baby would like for Christmas. They chose some clothes, a hat and gloves set, socks, jammies and a few books and toys. I was very proud of the smart decisions they made and what they picked. Instead of choosing frivolous toys they realized that the baby would need clothes and things. It was a wonderful sign that this blog journey is paying off!

What did you do today?

3 comments:

Michelle 1:46 PM  

How/Where did you find a family to adopt?

Kristen 2:11 PM  

Lucky for us the PTA at our school found the families this year. In the past we have found a family through our church. I know you can also find families through the salvation army: http://thesalarmy.org/adoptafamily.htm.

Michelle 2:59 PM  

Ah ha! That was neat of the school PTA to do that :-)

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