Back in November, we shared our excitement about the upcoming winter season, and along with it, our third year of accepting donations in lieu of tips, and using those funds to support local families in need. Now that our season is wrapping up, here’s Update #1:
This year, we made our donations effort more visible and posted signs committing us to a goal of “Christmas Gifts for 100 Children!” Between our generous customers and Cox Farms’ matching funds, each year has been better than the last, and 2013 is no exception. Instead of limiting our assistance to a handful of families, for 2013 we went bigger: we achieved “Wish Granter” status as a program sponsor of Our Daily Bread’s Holiday Program, donating a whopping $5,000 to provide holiday gifts for 200 local children.
Clearly, we have surpassed our original goal of providing gifts for 100 kids. But that’s only half the story… tomorrow we’ll share more great news about the impact of our 2013 holiday donations.