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About this blog: About this blog: I have enjoyed parenting five children in Palo Alto for the past two decades and have opinions about everything to do with parenting kids (and dogs). The goal of my blog is to share the good times and discuss the ...  (More)

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You're invited!

Uploaded: Nov 30, 2015
This Sunday, Dec. 6th, from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm, the Shoebox Project is hosting a wrapping party at the Eichler Swim and Tennis Club at 3539 Louis Road in Palo Alto and you are invited! Bring a shoebox (or two or three) filled with items to donate to a women’s shelter to brighten someone’s day during the holidays. Paper and ribbons are provided at the party for wrapping. Enjoy festive drinks and snacks while you wrap, and know that your box will be delivered to and enjoyed by someone who will appreciate the gifts and your generosity and care. Suggested items to fill your box include: socks, scarfs, personal care products, make up, nice pens and paper, hair accessories, gift cards, chocolate, gum and candies. Extra bulk items to donate to other boxes are very appreciated. Tweens and teens can be dropped off at the event. Please email [email protected] with questions.
Other fun family volunteer opportunities in our community can be found at the Family Holiday Helpers website. Celebrate the holidays by making the days merrier for those in our community who are facing difficulties!
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Posted by sharon, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis,
on Nov 30, 2015 at 8:38 pm

Thanks Sally for telling your readers about this charity event! It's a fun volunteer opportunity for all ages.


Posted by Sally Torbey, a Palo Alto Online blogger,
on Nov 30, 2015 at 8:39 pm

Sally Torbey is a registered user.

Thank you, Sharon! See you there!


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