World Vision partners with local organizations to host Holiday events and distribute Toys for childrenWASHINGTON D.C., December 15, 2010--1.
World Vision and the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)
bring children and families of Hope House
a winter wonderland experience on Thursday, December 16.
Children from single-parent homes at Hope House will enjoy a celebration of wonderful food, music, and friends; with gifts and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. In addition, families will receive family packs with miscellaneous personal care items donated by World Vision and packed by staff and volunteers of LAYC. WHERE/WHEN
:Latin American Youth Center
1419 Columbia Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20009
December 16, 2010 4-7pm2. World Vision
and Family Matters of Greater Washington
will host The Angel Tree Holiday Celebration
on Wednesday, December 22
. An event that supports Angel Tree Ministries
(children of incarcerated parents, referred to as Angels), the Holiday Celebration brings volunteers from the Family Matters senior program to decorate and wrap presents to the World Vision warehouse where up to 150 children will enjoy food, entertainment, gifts and a visit from Santa Claus. Additionally, Family Matters staff will provide resources and support for Angels’ caregivers.WHERE/WHEN
:World Vision National Capital Area Warehouse
6201Columbia Park Rd.
Cheverly, MD 20785
December 22, 2010 10am – 2 pm (12-2pm for media)Partners:
World Vision receives product donations year-round from corporations across the nation. Hasbro, a long-time partner, has donated the toys that will be distributed to local children at both of these eventsWorld Vision is a Christian relief and development organization dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty. We serve the world’s poor, regardless of a person’s religion, race, ethnicity or gender. For more information, visit www.worldvision.org.