WTB was excited to participate in InterFaith Works’ Ambassador Program this year and express our heart of welcome to new arrivals in our community. As “Santa” for a refugee family of six from the Democratic Republic of the Congo with children aged 3 months through 7 years, we selected, purchased, and wrapped presents of toys and clothes for each family member.
In addition to a lovely bag of gifts, the mom received gift cards to TOPS, an assortment of fancy teas, and a lovely hand-crocheted bead necklace. We hope this family had as much joy opening the gifts as we had assembling them! Several women donated their purchases, which enabled WTB to include a Target gift certificate so the family could buy needed winter coats and gear.
Thank you to each of you who made this project a success – and so much fun!!