Thank you so much for your generosity of shopping for our little boy at Target. With the help of our kind volunteer shopper, we were able to get boots, pants, gloves, socks and shirts! I recently lost my job and my husband has been diagnosed with end stage kidney failure, so the money […]
The Rotary Club of Hamburg celebrates its 8th year of sponsoring Warm the Children, one of the most beloved service projects within the Hamburg, New York community. When asked what makes this annual program so special, volunteers, donors, referring agencies and partners all agree: it’s the personal contact with local families in need and the […]
The United Way of Northwest Connecticut is proud to be associated with the Register Citizen’s Warm the Children program. Our partnership, which began in 2007, is one of the first Community Impact programs that the United Way adopted to help address serious community issues. The program raises an average of $13,000 and benefits up […]
As publisher of the Vilas County News-Review, I believe the Warm The Children program does more than any other single program or project we do to make us truly a community newspaper. It shows that we pay more than lip service to the subject of helping people in the community who have needs — a […]
Rotary is extremely happy to help partner with the Vilas County News-Review to make this very worthwhile program a success. It fits right into our motto of “Service Above Self” that we do whatever we can to encourage these tax-deductible donations to Rotary, which are entirely available to the News-Review for its Warm The Children […]
Erin McCarthy, school social worker at Bielefield School in Middletown, tells “of ‘lots of kids’ who get off the school bus in the morning; you look at them and you know they really need something warm to wear, that their torn sweatshirt is all they’ve got. When recess time comes all the kids have to […]
Warm the Children has been a rewarding experience for the community we serve and the people who make the program possible. For those who’ve donated their time to help with the coordination and shopping over the years it has provided a sense of humanity, compassion and understanding of the economic hardships that many families of […]
Middletown’s Warm The Children program is $12,000 short of its 2014-15 goal of $57,000. Donations received through Dec. 31 total $45,000, according to Lynn Baldoni, Warm The Children program coordinator.
Baldoni said the shortage is hard to take because last year, through December, donations totaled $54,000. She pointed out that last year’s total included one big donation, […]
While the weather remains moderate this fall, many people already are working to make sure that the children in our community are ready for the winter headed our way.
And while it may be hard to remember the zero-degree wind chills of last winter while we still don’t need a jacket, those volunteers are lining up […]
When a family who has been helped by Warm The Children says, “thank you,” it means a lot to those who make the program work. When the family’s mom takes time to write a thank-you letter, and each child makes their own thank-you card and writes a special thank-you note, it’s special.
Earlier this month, the […]