Monday, December 14, 2009

Holiday Thanks

I have sooooo many people and organizations to thank for their incredible generosity of time and dollars to make this holiday season special for our teens. So here goes:
  • David Ross and his wife and huge dog for totally entertaining our teens on Thanksgiving Day
  • Mike Scott and his wife, Ashley, and their friends for hosting a holiday party tomorrow for our shelter teens
  • The Promise House Professionals for hosting a holiday party last Saturday and bringing gifts for 21 young transitional living women and their children
  • Joyce Mazero and her daughter, Dom, for their contribution of winter coats and hosting a movie and popcorn night for the shelter teens
  • Mountain View College for their upcoming annual holiday dinner and gift exchange with the girls and babies of Wesley Inn
  • Jesuit High School for their food drive for our street outreach program
  • Debi Moses for organizing the board of directors to host a holiday party for our shelter teens
  • Angela Choquette for hosting a holiday party for her friends and donating proceeds from a trunk show to PH
  • Kessler Park United Methodist Church for hosting a holiday party for our Wesley Inn girls
  • Junior League of Dallas for hosting a slumber party for the Wesley Inn girls
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Plano Youth Group for hosting a holiday party for the shelter teens
  • Carver Heights Church for donating blankets and toiletries for the girls at Wesley Inn
  • Women of Sacrifice and Obedience for conducting clothing and food drives for PH
  • First Presbyterian, Forney for blankets
  • The Perfect Light for dressing up Wesley Inn with outdoor lights
  • Greenhill School for collecting bath items and toiletries for Wesley Inn and our street outreach program
  • Anytime Fitness, Oak Cliff for collecting clothing
  • Mattel for donating toys for our babies and toddlers
  • Amica Insurance for collecting items for our STAR wish list clients
  • Dallas Chapter of Charms for hosting a holiday party for Wesley Inn
  • Akita Group for donating clothing and food
  • Dick Patrick Studios for food drive
  • Fiserv for donating blankets for our street outreach program
  • Dots Fashion for donating accessories from their store
  • Delta Sigma Theta - TWU for hosting a holiday party for the shelter teens
  • CC5 for their donation of Target and Walmart gift cards for Wesley Inn mothers
  • Supreme Lending Mortgage for raffling a big screen TV and donating proceeds to PH
  • The Promise House Development team for picking a STAR family to provide Christmas for

Whew! And I'm sure I have not gotten everyone. New donations and contributions are coming in daily. Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who has opened their heart and their wallets to give ALL of the teens and their family members at Promise House an outstanding 2009 holiday.


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