Submitted by Jessica Roeder
Daisy Troop 65526 is excited to announce the completion of their first service project! The girls chose to help make the world a better place by providing homeless children in the Arvada community with a sense of security and warmth, as well as education and entertainment. The girls worked with community partners and another national non-profit organization to make 15 Project Night Night bags for children under the age of 12. Each bag contained a stuffed animal, blanket, book, two toothbrushes, and mini pillow that was handmade by each girl. Each girl also made a personalized card to put in the bag she created. The girls enjoyed presenting the Arvada Police Department with the bags. Officers will be distributing the bags to homeless children in our local area over the next month.
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Volunteers & Donations needed for Denver Santa Claus Shop: The Denver Santa Claus Shop has the mission of “A Toy for Every Girl and Boy”, and they need your help! The Denver Santa Claus Shop is in need of toy donations (especially Barbies – new or gently used/loved) and other dolls (please no stuffed animals). Donations can be dropped off at metro Denver Mattress November 10 to December 11, or you can bring them with you when you volunteer.
SORTING: December – 3rd, 5th, 10th, & 12th From 4:30 to 7:00 pm – dinner and drink will be served.
DECORATING AND SORTING: December 7th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Donuts, bagels, juice, snacks & lunch will be served. There will be 3 shifts for larger groups of 5 or more to control nos. of volunteers working at one time. Shifts are 9:00 to 11:00 or 11:00 to 1:00 or 1:00 to 3:00 let me know which 2-hour shift you would like.
SHELF STOCKING AND CLEAN-UP: December – 13th, 14th, & 16th – 2:30 to 3:30 pm December 17th – 2:30 to 4:30 pm just clean up
WE’D LOVE TO HAVE YOU JOIN US: To join any of the pre-shop festivities, we request that you contact Lynn Stambaugh by email firstname.lastname@example.org or at 720-312-4592 to sign-up for a spot. To learn more about the Denver Santa Claus Shop go to http://www.denversantaclausshop.org/