The Transylvania Times -

By Peggy Hansen
Written For The Times 

Local Children Learn The Joy Of Giving – Brevard NC

 

December 19, 2016

Michelle Roth helps this child decide which gifts to select for his parents. (Courtesy photos by Bonnie Jenkins)

For many children, Christmas is all about tearing open their long-awaited presents under the tree. But for 350 youngsters, our community showed that Christmas is also about the true joy of giving to others.

St. Philip's Episcopal Church spearheaded a community effort to bring this joy to children who attend the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, El Centro and Rise & Shine.

"This is the seventh year we have done this," said co-chair Mary Adams, "and watching the children's smiles and wide eyes when they see the gift baskets makes it all worthwhile."

But the gifts were not for the ch...



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