As we look to wrap up 2021 with our final community project of the year you can feel the holiday spirit beginning to swell. We are partnering with Celestial Ministries Association for our 3rd annual Angel Christmas Tree.
For those who aren’t familiar with the program it focuses on assisting families with an incarcerated parent, who would otherwise have a less than merry season. The Ministry works with Painters’ District Council 14’s C.O.R.E. program and the IUPAT Patch foundation to provide a list of children signed up by their incarcerated parent. PDC14 Volunteers contact each child’s caregiver to confirm permission for the child to participate and to discuss appropriate gifts. Each child’s age and list of gift suggestions is written down and hung on the Angel Tree awaiting your generosity. You simply purchase a gift and deliver it to the district council. A group of volunteers from PDC14 get together and wrap all the presents prior to the celebration event.
Members, their families or friends interested in giving this holiday season should contact Helen Chung at email@example.com or (312) 421-0046. She will match you with someone needing your help to make their holiday a little brighter.
Then come join us for a brief 30-minute celebration followed by food, drinks and the gift giving live:
December 18th, 2021 – 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Celestial Ministries Association
2149 S Drake Ave, Chicago, IL 60623
We will be following current guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety!
We know the event will be a success based on the amazing support you all continue to provide for our community support projects. May you and your families enjoy well-deserved peace and goodwill throughout the holidays and into the new year!