Giving Night 2010 A night of giving back to the community
Giving Night 2010 <ul><li>Sick children </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Our troops overseas </li></ul><ul><li>Needy children </li></ul><ul><li>Our veterans </li></ul><ul><li>The poor and homeless </li></ul><ul><li>Homeless dogs </li></ul><ul><li>Women & children affected by domestic violence </li></ul>Let’s work together to help those less fortunate in our community…..
“… all they want is for people to be kind to them and love them.” Grace Bean Grace Bean, 88 years young, is dedicated to helping the homeless and the working poor. She has operated the St. John’s Soup Kitchen for the past 19 years.
St. John’s Soup Kitchen <ul><li>How are we helping? </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting and sorting canned foods to be distributed to those who are in need. </li></ul>The Soup Kitchen feeds 600 Norristown residents a week. It is open four days a week and is maintained by a volunteer staff.
“ Our vision is that one day, every child will have the basic things they need to be safe, ready to learn and feel valued .”
How are we helping? Collecting cold weather essentials like coats, boots, pants, hats, and gloves for disadvantaged children in the Philadelphia area.
Laurel House Helps Victims of Domestic Violence and their Children
1. Filling tote bags with games and activities for the children How are we helping? 2. Packing snack bags for a healthy after-school treat.
WAGS Rescue transports homeless dogs to Pennsylvania each month to find save, loving homes … otherwise they would end up in high-kill shelters. How are we helping? We are assembling dog toys which will be donated to dogs in foster homes.
Rittenhouse Pine Nursing Home Many nursing home residents do not have families or can’t be with their families, so they get lonely. How are we helping? Making holiday decorations which will bring cheer to the nursing home residents.
Philadelphia Veterans Medical Center Who is a Veteran? Veterans are people who served in the military in times of war or peace. Did you know? Of the 25 million living veterans, most served during a war or an official period of hostility .
Philadelphia Veterans Medical Center Have you thanked a veteran today? Stop by the Veterans Station and create a Thanksgiving Card just for them.
In the summer of 2004, Alex, at the age of eight, died from her cancer. Alexandra “Alex” Scott’s vision was — a cure for all children with cancer.
How are we helping? We support Alex and her fight to find a cure by holding our own Alex’s Lemonade Stand. Please stop by the lobby and help us put an end to childhood cancer.
Support our Troops Make a holiday card and letter
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children provides top-notch general pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties.
Often children staying in hospitals are lonely and scared. These blankets provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill. How are we helping? We are making no-sew, soft fleece blankets.
<ul><li>A special “Thank you” to </li></ul><ul><li>Wegmans of Collegeville , </li></ul><ul><li>our Giving Night Event Sponsor, for their generous donation and support. </li></ul><ul><li>www. wegmans .com </li></ul><ul><li>600 Commerce Drive, Collegeville </li></ul>
<ul><li>Thank you to the following businesses in our local community for their donations and support of Giving Night. </li></ul>We thank them for their support!
Thank you Stony Creek Families…. for Lending a Helping Hand and Giving Back to your Community!