Gifts That Matter
North American Precis Syndicate
Your donation to a nonprofit that gives foster kids holiday gifts can make a big difference in young lives. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—This holiday season, you can join forces with a nonprofit that
helps thousands of kids in foster care open a gift with their name on the
These children generally have very little in the way of luxury or even
stuff they can call their own. And they rarely get presents.
One Woman's Story
That was what Latasha Haynes' life was like when
the organization helped change her future forever by buying her a camera—her
"I didn't get a lot of Christmas gifts," said Haynes, now 35, "so that
first camera was a huge deal." Now a professional photographer, she travels
the country with her husband, also a photographer, and their daughter.
The nonprofit that helped Haynes, Treehouse,
gives children meaningful holiday presents such as bikes and tablets every
year through its Holiday Magic program.
In addition, its Little Wishes program provides financial support for
extracurricular activities and other experiences essential to any child's
development. And the organization's Graduation Success program has
dramatically increased graduation rates for youth in foster care.
"This year we are proud to continue giving kids in foster care a childhood
and a future," said Janis Avery, CEO of Treehouse. "If
you are looking for a way to share the spirit of giving, it's easy to get
What You Can Do
and click "Donate" to give directly. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org to
host your own donation drive. Nearly anyone can conduct a drive, from
businesses to community groups and families.
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