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Subject:  Re: Git Ya Butt Up - It's Xmas Time! Date:  11/8/2002  6:09 PM
Author:  uwalum Number:  796 of 3081

We do things every year for the needy. For instance,

Each of my boys purchases and gives a gift to a needy child from the Salvation Army giving tree at the local mall.

For three years, we coordinated the food and gift purchases for the families whose names we received from our local welfare office and homeless shelters through our church for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. The last two years we just donated!

Every year, we send gifts of books (Harry Potter) and board games to the St. Mary's Home for Boys in Beaverton, Oregon.

I bake pies and take to the homeless shelter at Thanksgiving.

Every yea