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Christmas Presents and Take-Home Gingerbread Houses at BGCL

December 25, 2020

Christmas is the best time to cherish the family, friends, and community in our lives. Whether virtually or in-person, we hope your holiday is merry and bright. 

This year, over 800 gifts were donated to our members! In lieu of our annual Christmas Party at the club, presents and a meal from Tuscan Brands were first distributed to kids attending the club during the day, then even more were handed out later for a drive by celebration. 

In the weeks before Christmas, the club also helped kids get into the holiday spirit by handing out kits for gingerbread houses! Hundreds of festive gingerbread houses are usually made by kids at the club each December. This year, the Coe family created kits so kids can still make their gingerbread houses at home. They packaged gingerbread kits for over 150 kids!

Thank you to the Coe family, who knew kids needed a little extra special gingerbread fun this year. Although this holiday season has been hard for many children in Lawrence, the club remains a safe place for kids to experience the true joy of the holidays: community!

Thank you to all our community members and generous donors who continue to make the holiday extra special for our children. Even if our traditions look a little different in 2020, it’s the most wonderful time of the year!

From our families to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas!

Did You Know?

Our Smart Moves Program is educating 2,600 children of all ages about drug and alcohol abuse, smoking prevention and how to make smart decisions in life.