Each year we at the YFC Tillicum Youth and Family Center do our best to make Christmas special for each of our students. As most of the students we work with in Tillicum come from low income families gifts are often few and far between. With your help we can add a little spot of joy in the lives of our students. We plan to distribute stockings full of treats to our students on December 16th at our Christmas dinner. Students and their families will be invited to join us for a traditional Christmas feast with all the trimmings. During the festivities students will hear a Christmas Message and be given the stockings. Here is where we need the help. We are planning on needing 75 stockings to give away. In each stocking we would like to include some fruit, candy, small present (appropriate for a kid 12 – 18 years old) and a $5 gift card to a business in Tillicum. This limits our options but, understand that one of the unique issues of Tillicum is that kids are isolated there and we want to give them an option they can get to on foot. So that said, would you consider being a part of this Christmas blessing? Each stocking will cost $10 and needing 75 that puts the cost at $750. Can you help make this happen? Just a little bit from folks will bring True Christmas Cheer to so many students. If you would like to make a contribution you make drop off donations at Bill’s Boathouse in Tillicum, the YFC Office in Tacoma, in person with a YFC staff member, or by mail to P.O. Box 834 Tacoma, WA 98401.
Thanks for your consideration, and if you have any questions please feel free to drop a note.
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