Hope for the Holidays Campaign

Our 2014 “Hope for the Holidays” campaign was embraced with overwhelming support.  Thanks to the support and overwhelming generosity from our donors, we were able to deliver a happy and hopeful holiday season to over 1000 children and families. You can follow our journey over the holiday season on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  

Thankful for Our Amazing Donors

The amount of support we received for our Thanksgiving Food Drive donors was incredible, including BNP Paribas, Toshiba Business Solutions, the Marriott, ShopRite, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC, Shawna’s House Inc., RADical Readers, Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach, Realtors, GBCA, Wissahicken Chriopractic,The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Paperworks, Ally Bank, Philadelphia Projectline Services, Philadelphia Federal Credit Union, and Paoli Presbyterian Church, as well as all of our individual families who gave back this Thanksgiving including, Erika Tapp, Naomi Murphy, the Gatta’s, Alyssa Mutryn, the Yarnoff’s, Kirstin Bosche, Bill Morsell, the Merlin’s, and more.

Thanks to them, we were able to provide meals for 200 families in our programs, who otherwise would not have had the chance to celebrate Thanksgiving with a holiday meal  this year.

An Extraordinary Season of Giving

Our holiday toy drive was filled with an overwhelming amount of supporter, thanks to the MANY, many donors who contributed, including Lisa Moore, GBCA, Toshiba Business Solutions, Ethos Health Communications, Bright Horizons – West Point, Bright Horizons – Upper Gwynedd, Kate Dugan, The Marriot, Deep Roots Gardening, Hannah Meyer, Reger, Rizzo & Darnell, Flatiron Building Co., American Property Resorts, Wissahickon Swim Club, Bobbi Adair, Prudential, Bailey Brand Consulting, Ally Financial, 20nine, Laborers’ District Council, The Garden Club of Philadelphia, IKEA, The Gap, Old Navy, Amerihealth Caritas, The Merlin’s, Bill Morsell, Moms of Manayunk, Moms of Wallingford, Greater St. Matthew B.C. Church, Holy Family Church, Juliet Pennay, Janney Montgomery Scott, Germantown Pioneers, Tom Vasoli of Vasoli Electric, D’onofrio Inc., Excavating and Paving, Colleen Pearson, Urban Philly Professional Network, Busy Bees Learning Center, Connections for Humanity, Toys “R” Us and more!

Thanks to every single one them, we were able to grant the wishes for all 700+ children in our various programs, including Adoptions, Treatment Foster Care, Residential, School Therapeutic Services, After School and more.

A Very Sincere Thank You

View our thank you video here for a brief but heartwarming thank you to our donors.  Because without their support and generosity, we would not have had the capacity to provide the hope and happiness needed to brighten the holidays for over 1000 children and families.

To see photos of the entire holiday season giving, including our Thanksgiving and Holiday Toy Drive, you can click here to access our “Hope for the Holidays campaign.”


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