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
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.
UPDATE: Plan to come to The Christmas Magic Kick-Off at 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 13th, at Crossroads Christian Fellowship, in Tipp City. Project Believe is growing by leaps and bounds thanks to YOU. The countdown to Christmas Magic has begun and we expect to host our biggest Wrap Party
If you didn’t see our article over the weekend, be sure to check it out! Alisha McDarris did a beautiful job of capturing what Project Believe is all about. Thanks Alisha! We are down to the last week of collecting donations and shopping for gifts for the children. Project