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Local organizations need your help to make this holiday special for those in need

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“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

This holiday and winter season, there are many opportunities to give the gift of your time, talents, or treasures to help local low-income families. 

United Way's Volunteer Solutions features 14 holiday and seasonal opportunities:

      * Adopt a family through Arbor Circle, United WayNorth Kent Service Center, or the YWCA

     * Spread warmth (socks, gloves, hats, coats, etc) with C3

     * Deck the Avenue with Dwelling Place

     * Provide a Holiday Basket through ACCESS or gift cards for Pine Rest

     * Sponsor a North Kent Service Center Star Tree and collect gifts for children

     * Give warmth and home heating repair with Home Repair Services

     * Plan/host a Christmas Program for low income families

     * Make holiday meals for YWCA Domestic Crisis Center clients

    * Register families for the Holiday Giving Network with ACCESS 

 You can also visit Volunteer Solutions and search through over 300 volunteer opportunities in our community and find one that interests you.

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