Over 200 angels got to have Christmas this year thanks to the efforts of a Farmersville nonprofit to collect and coordinate gifts for those in need.
Farmersville Outreach Alliance coordinator Judy Brandon reported that gifts were distributed to 204 angels Thursday, Dec. 15.
The Angel Tree is truly a community-wide effort in Farmersville. Brandon said that approximately 25 volunteers helped this year with the effort and the support of many others that made the program a success.
“We can’t thank everyone individually, but a few who made this possible,” Brandon said. “Thank you to the Farmersville ISD personnel who worked with us closely for several months, the Farmersville Police Dept., First United Methodist Church, the many, many people who either adopted a child [or multiple] or donated financially to help us buy for the children who did not get adopted.”
In addition to the many volunteers who worked tirelessly to organize the effort, Brandon lauded the employees of Tracy’s Custom Homes who helped distribute all the bags of gifts to the parents.
“A real village worked together and brought it all together,” Brandon said.
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