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The Giving Tree

The Attitude of Gratitude is how we arrived at the Giving Tree. It remains an important cornerstone of Darlene & Company to #GiveWhereYouLive. This will be our FIFTH Annual Giving Tree event. Since our first one in 2018 we have helped 14 moms & their children through the holidays at various difficult times in their lives!

This year we are shaking things up a bit. Time’s are a little tougher for everyone. They are tougher on my supporters and they are certainly tougher on people in need of assistance this season making sometimes even the simplest of necessities hard to obtain . Because of this we are going Back to Basics! We will be supporting Circle of Hope and have been tasked with providing “Winter Things” for women and children. We need allll the Mittens, Gloves, Hats, Scarves, Socks & Fuzzy Socks that we can get to warm these souls this winter!

Circle of Hope provides assistance for a WIDE range of people in need from women’s shelters, homeless shelters, hospitals and as direct as providing services for homeless kids in places such as Framingham High School and even Framingham State University & Umass Boston!

Please join us in donating whatever you can and make the holidays brighter for Circle of Hope’s families in need.

As a sprinkle of FUN this year we are doing an art contest for the kids in the families that donate to our program! Charity should always be fun and what better time to embrace that lesson than the Holiday Season?! When you make a drop off (or when I come to pick up) you can pick up a “mitten kit”. Decorate the mitten however you see fit, even its it’s things not in my little kit. When you are finished tag me on Instagram at @LoveWhereYouLiveRealtor with the hashtag #GiveWhereYouLive.

****For every child’s entry w/donation we will donate on additional winter item!****

As for all of those beautiful mittens!

We will pick one winner in each of the following categories to be announced December 21, 2022:
1. #1 Spot
2. A for Effort
3. Most Creative.

Each winner will receive a $25 Gift card to Amazon!

Please reach out with any and all donations by December 21, 2022 as we will be making the delivery to Circle of Hope that week.

There will be THREE drop off/”Mitten” pick up locations:

1. BLUSH Bouquest Flower & Gift Shop: 20 Front Street Ashland
2. Lamacchia Realty, Waltham office: 451 Main Street
3. Lamacchia Realty, Northborough office: 382 West Main Street, Suite 202

You can reach out anytime with questions at [email protected], or 508.328.2779 or PM me direct through FB on Darlene & Co page or my own personal.

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