We're so glad we can help!
On August 28th, 2014, Nic Q. and Paul G. met with Mick Keller, President of the Central Indiana Woodworkers, to present to Sheltering Wings kits and cutouts produced by members of the CIWW. The kits are tissue dispensers that look like birdhouses. They can be assembled by an adult and a child. The cutouts are animal shapes that can be decorated with crayons or finger paints. Volunteer and Grants Coordinator Donita Roberts accepted them on behalf of Sheltering Wings.
Handicapable Camp has existed as a weekend outdoor recreation opportunity for disabled adults since 1974. Approximately 100 physically, mentally, and emotionally handicapped people each year get to spend a weekend boating, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, and wall climbing at Bradford Woods.
Along with presenting our donation to Project ANGEL, Bob had the honor of delivering presents to two families in the North Salem area and five families in Avon. Project ANGEL helped 225 families - 515 kids - this year. Most families received four to eight boxes of food, with about 25 lbs of food per box. Clothes, toys, and twelve bikes were also given away.
At Christmas time, the bus drivers of the Avon Schools Transportation Department help one family
from each of six schools. In 2009 there were a total of 9 adults and 23 children in these families.
Our club's donation to this project purchased household items that most of us take for granted: paper goods, laundry and dish soap, toiletries, first aid items, and cleaning needs. The drivers also bought clothes, games, and personal items for the families.