No matter what holiday one celebrates this time of year; Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule etc., most of us recognize year end as a gift giving season. Most of us in the EPX neighborhood are fortunate enough to be looking for extras or luxury items this time of year. However, some area residents are in need of more basic items. To this end the Board of EPX, in keeping with our 501(c)(3) status, has begun to identify some needy families in our neighborhood. We as a civic association, have budgeted $1,000.00 towards giving holiday gift baskets of essential items such as food, clothing, bedding etc and the extra-special gift of toys. Our treasurer Millie Ruffino, along with members of the “Events and Marketing” (Community Relations) Committee, is gathering these items for distribution and she could use some additional in-kind donations as listed below.
Family ONE has 4 boys:
20 months old Size 3 T toys: toddler toys
3 years old Size 5 toys: trucks, cars
5 years old Size 7 toys: action figures
6 years old Size 8 toys: video games, action figures
Family TWO has 3 children
Girl 10 months old Size 18 months
Girl 3 years old Size 4T
Boy 9 years old Size 12 Husky
Also needed are warm clothing, books, Educational toys, towels, sheets (Twin Size)
Items for Christmas dinner in the form of any area Supermarket Gift Cards/Certificates.
All donations are tax deductible and you may contact Millie by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 215-271-1529 after 6:30 p.m.
So here is the chance for everyone to play “Santa”