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The Gifts You Gave

By January 9, 2017 No Comments

Throughout the holiday season, our hearts were moved by the generosity of our friends and supporters. We wanted to give you a glimpse of the joy your gifts provided to families fighting childhood cancer.

 

Through CURE’s Holiday Angels program, you provided holiday gifts to 95 families who are not only battling childhood cancer in a medical fight, they are squared up against it financially as well. That means that 267 children and teens who would not have had gifts this holiday got them because of you. When their parents came into the CURE office and saw your gifts, they almost always welled up with tears. Their gratitude was palpable.

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You allowed us to entertain 106 families at our holiday parties in Atlanta and Savannah, which gave children and families a festive break from the worries of treatment.

 

You provided food for 780 hospitalized families throughout the month of December through our Open Arms Meal Program. Additionally, CURE was able to serve special holiday meals to 65 hospitalized children, family members and hospital staff on Thanksgiving Day and another 65 hospitalized families in on Christmas Eve. Special thanks to those who took time from their holidays to serve and to Whole Foods Briarcliff, Copelands of New Orleans, and Church’s Chicken which provided these traditional holiday meals.

 

 

You decorated 430 mailboxes with CURE red ribbons to raise money and share our cause with neighbors driving past.

 

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And you gave. We are thankful for every gift – whether big or small – because each one tells us that you believe in what we are doing for children fighting cancer.

 

The holiday spirit shone brightly here at CURE because of you. We are grateful!