Thank You Links for a Wonderful 2013 Christmas


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The Links provided the Tuskegee Youth Safe Haven with a wonderful Christmas in 2013! This is how the children thanked the members.

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Thank You Links for a Wonderful 2013 Christmas

  1. 1. A Special Thank You to the Tuskegee Links From the Tuskegee Youth Safe Haven 2014 Page 1
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  3. 3. You did so much for us! Page 3
  4. 4. We want to say thank you! Page 4
  5. 5. Thank You for a Great Christmas! Page 5
  6. 6. Saaniya Smith • Dear Links • Thank you for my presents! • I love you! • You are the best to me! Page 6
  7. 7. Larissa Swift Dear Links, Thank you for the wonderful Christmas I had a lot of stuff like, a hello kitty activity book. We are so thankful. I hope you had a good Christmas! Page 7
  8. 8. Markia Ellis • Dear Links, • I love everything you gave me this Christmas. • So I am writing this thank you note. Page 8
  9. 9. Markia Ellis • You spent a lot on a little girl, you didn’t know, to give her things she didn’t or wouldn’t get. Page 9
  10. 10. Markia Ellis • I feel like I was so happy to get those things. • By you giving me these things, I feel like that day I signed up, was meant to be! Page 10
  11. 11. Markia Ellis • Yours truly, • Markia Page 11
  12. 12. Kayrajuanee Anderson • To The Links: • Thanks for all the gifts! • I really like the book bag. It is really helpful. • Now my back does not hurt every day. Page 12
  13. 13. Kelly Walker • • • • • Dear Links, What I got for Christmas was a Baker, a Hello Kitty necklace, a Hello Kitty Key Chain, Shoes called Nike, Hello Kitty Piggy Bank, tatoo stations, Hello Kitty Lunch box, clothes and a tablet. Thank you for everything! I love them all! Sincerely, Kelly Walker Page 13
  14. 14. Brandon Smith • Thank you for getting me Toys. For Christmas I got a bike. I got Spiderman coloring book. I got shoes and for Christmas I got Spiderman. • Thank you! Page 14
  15. 15. Desyanae Franklin • I just want to thank you for what you gave me for Christmas and I liked everything. You gave me a lot of things. What I got for Christmas is a tablet, jump rope, basketball, boots, and school clothes. • THANK YOU VERY MUCH! All the Links have been good to me. I LOVE YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!!! • Sincerely, Desyanae Page 15
  16. 16. Khia Walker • Thank you for a great Christmas! I hope you had a Good Time also. I loved all the presents! • One of the really great presents was the Adidas. Thank you so Much! I really hope you had a great Christmas, too! Page 16
  17. 17. Jasmine Maxwell • Dear Links, I would like to say thank you for my Christmas gifts. • I really like them they were awesome, especially the Gabriel Douglas book and the Things To Do For Girls book! Page 17
  18. 18. Dayanique Franklin • Thank you for the Christmas presents you gave me. • I had fun with all those things and I liked my shoes and my clothes. • I had a Very Special Christmas! Page 18
  19. 19. Aymber Wilson • Dear Links • I thank you for the clothes, toys and school supplies, and I love you, because of the things that you do for me! • Love, Aymber Page 19
  20. 20. Nasier Smith • I’m thankful for getting a basketball and a football for Christmas and clothes and some school supplies and basketball supplies and for the school clothes. Thank You for everything! Page 20
  21. 21. Ashley P. Henderson • Thank you so very much for my nice Christmas presents! Page 21
  22. 22. Trenton Clark • Thank you! • I really enjoyed all my gifts for Christmas! Page 22
  23. 23. JaKobe Franklin • Thank you for the basketball, crayons, color book, football, football book, Spiderman toys and markers. Thank you! Page 23
  24. 24. Tomas Clark • I got the very things I like the most for Christmas. • Thank you so much! Page 24
  25. 25. Jamarkeon Swanson • Thank you for the bike, the car, the basketball, the football and the car book. • I really enjoy them all! Page 25
  26. 26. Ashanti Keith • Thank you for giving us presents for Christmas! Page 26
  27. 27. Geneva R. Henderson • I appreciate your special gifts for a special day! • Thank you very much! Page 27
  28. 28. JaKalia Franklin • Dear Links, Thank you for the lovely gifts. You are so nice to me, thank you for that. I loved the password journal, and the other things. This Christmas was the best! I Love You All! Page 28
  29. 29. Titania Morris • Dear Links, • Thank you for giving me presents for Christmas! • I had lots of presents. I got boots, ear rings, head bands, shirts, Page 29
  30. 30. Titania Morris • Diary with a key and pen, and colorful sand. I got a jacket, and purple & black shoes, and school supplies. And you are the best to me! • Love you Links! Page 30
  31. 31. Sencoria Thornton • Thank you for the toys! • My favorite toy was the computer. • Thank you for all of the toys that you gave me! Page 31
  32. 32. Isaiah Gibbs • Thank you Links for a very very Merry Christmas! • Isaiah Page 32
  33. 33. Destiny Franklin • Hello Links, my name is Destiny. How are you all doing? • I just wanted to tell you all that I had a wonderful Christmas Day. On Christmas, I had received jewelry Page 33
  34. 34. Destiny Franklin • [watch, necklace, and a bracelet.] Also, I had received some gray and blue Adidas shoes, I have a Sofia the First coloring book, I have a comb, brush, and I got new clothes for Christmas. THE END! Page 34
  35. 35. Lisa R. Henderson • To The Links: • I would like to take the time to send a heartfelt word of gratitude for my nice Christmas presents! • From: Lisa Page 35
  36. 36. Special Christmas by Links Page 36
  37. 37. A Special Christmas for 4 • The Links made Christmas Special for all Safe Haven children, but 4 of them had special circumstances that made this Christmas, all the more meaningful. Page 37
  38. 38. Kymbriana & Alexis Battle • Kym and Alexis have been living, almost homeless for about 2 years. They came with their mom to Safe Haven, and decorated a gingerbread house together as a family. Page 38
  39. 39. Kymbriana & Alexis Battle • Kym and Alexis along with Jordan then opened their gifts. It was as if it was Christmas morning for them. • The Links gave them the Christmas they missed this year. Page 39
  40. 40. Alexis Battle • Alexis was so excited with all the gifts that she received. • They were planning to open 1 or 2 gifts. But after a while, her mom said, “May as well open them all!” Page 40
  41. 41. Alexis Battle • Alexis loves Auburn University. • When she got the things from Auburn, she was even more excited! Page 41
  42. 42. Alexis Battle • To: The Links • Thank you for all the gifts for Christmas! I had fun opening them and using them.You gave me just what I wanted. • The Links are really, really great! • Thanks! from Alexis Page 42
  43. 43. Kymbriana Battle • Kymbriana is a strong University of Alabama fan, and loved her gifts with the Alabama theme. Page 43
  44. 44. Kymbriana Battle • Kymbriana loves all Pooh Bear items, and was so excited that she made sure a picture was taken of her with her gift. Page 44
  45. 45. Kymbriana Battle • Kym saw the box with her boots, and rushed to try them on. Her mom kept asking, “Do they fit?” Kym slipped them on and said, “I’m wearing them to school tomorrow!” Page 45
  46. 46. Kymbriana Battle • The boots were something other girls her age had at B.T.W. High School, but Kym didn’t have. • The Links made it possible for her to have what she wanted! Page 46
  47. 47. Kymbriana Battle • Dear Links, Thank you for all the great Christmas gifts! • I enjoyed them all. I hope you had a great Christmas also! From Kym Page 47
  48. 48. Jordan Tymes • Jordan was at her Grandparents home out of town for Christmas and came with the Battles to get her gifts. • She saw the gifts and forgot she had basketball practice. Page 48
  49. 49. Jordan Tymes • While Jordan was opening one gift, she started yelling out loud. • We didn’t know what was wrong. • She put her head down in tears, but later finally told us. Page 49
  50. 50. Jordan Tymes • Jordan wanted a Hello Kitty Diary. Another girl promised her one, but decided to keep it for herself. • Now the Links made her wish come true! She was so surprised! Page 50
  51. 51. Jordan Tymes • To The Links: Thank you so much for all my gifts! • I was really surprised to get my Hello Kitty diary. It’s what I wanted. You helped me have a Merry Christmas! Page 51
  52. 52. Essence Uzzle • Essence’ little sister Aasha’s lungs collapsed over the holidays. She was on life support for a few days, but she pulled through. Page 52
  53. 53. Essence Uzzle • This took Essence from school, with early morning trips to the Birmingham hospital. For weeks the family was in between homes, because of possible mold. Page 53
  54. 54. Essence Uzzle • However, on Christmas Eve, Santa’s helpers (The Links) came to the rescue, and made it a wonderful Christmas for this little girl! Page 54
  55. 55. Essence Uzzle • Thank you for all of the toys that you gave me for Christmas! • I really liked all of the toys and the candy! • Thank you so much! Page 55
  56. 56. Shamaya Gibbs • Thank you Links for all of the Christmas gifts that you have given us. I am very thankful for you all, for making our Christmas a little bit brighter. • Thank you so much! Shamaya Page 56
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  58. 58. We Love You! The Links are the Greatest! Page 58