Care to help wrap presents or!3{2}volunteer at the Miller Holiday Party?

Miller Community Center and the Country Doctor Community Clinic (on 19th)  host an annual giant holiday party for the clinic’s patients and other (mostly disadvantaged) families in Seattle. Kids from 0 to 10 years old enjoy games and receive presents, and everyone gets a holiday meal.

This is a large event that provides lunch, entertainment, and more than 1000 gifts to local children.  The party is  Saturday, December 15th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

In preparation for this event, Miller will be holding three gift wrapping work parties on Thursday, December 6, Monday, December 10, and Thursday, December 13, from 4-9 p.m.

 Volunteer opportunities include:

1.        Help wrapping presents at the three work parties. Please drop by Miller Community Center any time between 4-9 p.m. on December 6, 10, and 13.

2.       Donations for supplies and gifts. We are in need of wrapping paper and tape. Also, we will be collecting gifts for children 12 years old and younger.

3.       Help decorating and setting up for the holiday party on Friday, December 14 from 5:30-9 p.m.

4.       Help during the holiday party on December 15 from 9 a.m. -2 p.m. Volunteer opportunities include helping at the art and crafts stations, handing out presents, supervising the bouncy house, directing participants, serving lunch, etc.

5.       Help clean up after the holiday party on December 15 from 2-5 p.m.

 For more information volunteers can contact Lori Van Norman at 206-684-5078 or by email lori.vannorman@seattle.gov.

This slideshow gives the flavor of the gift wrapping and party in 2010, which served 1660 kids:

 

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One thought on “Care to help wrap presents or!3{2}volunteer at the Miller Holiday Party?

  1. Thanks for posting this! I went last night and it was really fun. If anyone is looking for a chill, friendly, no-committment volunteer opportunity to do something good this season, this is perfect. Bring your friends and wrap presents together. Also – pizza and cookies!