Read this heartfelt letter written to the Warwick Advertiser by Claire Gabelmann, Chairperson for the Warwick Lions Club Holiday party for Community Children in Need
"It is a privilege"
They held fund raisers all year long, such as book sales and coin drives, to raise $2,800 which was enough money to sponsor 37 of the 100 children who were served by this effort.
In addition, they purchased $400 of gift items which were used in the holiday “shop” where local children in need chose gift for their families. The students and their parents shopped for clothing, shoes and toys for 37 children.
On the night before the event, they donned elf hats to decorate the venue and set up the “shop.”
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