OneÂ little child who timidly manages toÂ voice threeÂ wishes forÂ her Christmas list, how can I walk away from that?Â Â You don't, you just find a way to make it happen.
Â About two weeks ago,Â I read Renee's article here on gather about the Christmas wish list for foster children. I thought these children might as well live light years away on another planet, because they never enter my world, except on the news.Â
Â All any child wants, is to be safe and loved and while I cannot fix the emotional and physical scars of abuse and trauma that these children struggle with, I can do something about Christmas for at least one child and I hope to inspire others, like you:)
Christmas is a festival of light, of hope in the darkness.
Â You don't have to be religious to have a heart and extend a hand to one child.
Become an angel for one child this Christmas!
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I asked Renee where one might findÂ such a child and by the time she gave me a name and their heartbreaking stories, I ended up with more then one child. You see, one grandma just took in a second grandchild and how can I give to one child and not the other and so it goes.Â
Renee's Baby James FoundationÂ fights for neglected and abused children and she is doing a wonderful job onÂ behalf of these children.Â It's a difficult and heart wrenching job and I am impressed by the results, she is one hard working and tenacious lady.Â See http://babyjamesfoundation.orgÂ
Renee's Foundation for Baby James can give you a wish list with name, gender, ageÂ and an addressÂ to send your angel box to.
Renee is also putting together some baskets for families this Christmas.Â
Think about asking yourÂ friends or family, have each person select one toy on a child's list - like they say, ask and you shall receive, sometimes it's just that easy, people do like to help.
If not through Renee, maybe there is an opportunity for you to help locally with foster children or homeless kids. These are our kids right here in America!
I know we no longer have an angel tree here at our mall, it's all on line, but I still prefer to know exactly who and how I'm helping, so I chose reaching out to a real family via the Christmas wish list for foster children.
You can contactÂ Renee on gather at www.babyjames.gather.com
Be an angel for a kid this Christmas
TheÂ Festival of Light is upon us
Â - Christmas - Hanukkah - Kwanzaa -
Be an angelÂ tweet and facebook and share this post all over the net â€“ let's make this the best Christmas ever -
Â for as many children as we can!
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