In December 2008, five friends gathered in my living room to wrap presents for 10 foster children, living alone in a hospital. Last year, the Annual Project Believe Wrap Party outgrew a gymnasium. We just booked double the space for this December 16th, expecting around 200 people to gather and
Just in time for Back-to-School, we are proud to announce our continued partnership with Macy’s! Through their Dayton Mall store, who graciously provides all of the gift bags and boxes for our kids each Christmas, we were invited to participate in this year’s Shop For A Cause. Since 2006, Macy’s
We are pleased to announce Nashville United Church of Christ will be sponsoring our entire Easter Magic program this year! With much thanks to Pastor Lynn Labs, the congregation will be collecting and assembling Easter baskets for all 65 of our kids. In addition, they are collecting and filling 300 eggs
Who doesn’t love getting Valentines? When we began our Valentine Program in 2011, to pass along as many Valentines to our kids as we could collect, it quickly became my personal favorite time of the year. I love the fact our kids are again reminded they matter, someone cares, and
The magic is not that hundreds of ‘strangers’ donated thousands of gifts and dollars to provide Christmas to kids they don’t even know. The magic is not that over 100 people, who otherwise would not have gathered on a Monday night in the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle,
I put out a last minute plea on Facebook in 2008, asking if anyone wanted to come over and wrap presents for ‘some kids’. I was astonished and grateful when a handful of friends I had not seen in years showed up bearing rolls of wrapping paper the following night.