January 3 2017
Letter: People Helping People Holiday Program a Success
The following is a Letter to the Editor from People Helping People:
This year People Helping people met its greatest challenge to date during this holiday season. PHP was able to bring holiday gifts to 94 families with 196 children along with 32 Burlington High School students.
The Board of Directors of People Helping People would like to thank Burlington Mall manager Aaron Yust for providing space for the Wish Tree at the Mall.
There were also many companies, individuals and churches who provided gifts for the families including Amag Technologies, Atrius Health, Brady People ID, Burlington Veterinary Hospital, Caras and Schulman, Charles River Development, Design Resources Group, 89 Degrees, Entegris, Erland Construction, Genesys, Highpoint Chiropractic, Infradex, Keypoint Partners, Burlington Firefighters, Metro Credit Union, LEWIS, NEASC, Nordblom, Oracle, Burlington Seniors, QStream, FIS Global, the Ventura, Young, and Greenlish families, Jennifer Brady and friends, Brian Curtin and his CCD class, Pinewood Lutheran Church, St. Mark’s, St. Malachy’s, St. Margaret’s, United Church of Christ Congregational, Presbyterian Church, and Mount Hope.
Thank you to all the volunteers who manned the Wish Tree table, helped with collecting the underwear, pajamas and sweatshirts, transporting gifts, sorting gifts, shopping , bagging and distributing the gifts. The outpouring of support from the Burlington Community towards People Helping People and our programs is amazing.
Holiday Program Coordinator
The PHP Board of Directors