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Change A Child's Life This Christmas!

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Written By: Carrie Lyzenga, Special Events Coordinator & Marketing/PR Manager
D.A. Blodgett for Children has a wonderful opportunity and an important need to provide Christmas gifts to our community’s most fragile children. Many of these children have been abused or impoverished and may be living in a foster home or in a family struggling to make ends meet. With your help, our goal is to provide Christmas gifts to 850 children this year.
Please consider involving your family, employer or church in purchasing Christmas gifts for a specific child or sibling group. Your help by spreading the word at your workplace or church can help bring the spirit of Christmas to a child in need.
If you are interested in partnering with D.A. Blodgett for Children this Christmas season, or have questions, please contact:
Shelly McLain at
phone: 616.774.461
You will be provided with some specific ideas about sizes and identified needs/interests/wants for each child. Your help with making Christmas extra special for disadvantaged children is greatly appreciated. Your gifts provide a lesson in giving to the children who receive your support. This is an opportunity to bring your family, coworkers, and church group together to support a very worthwhile cause.


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