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December 20, 2008
The holidays will be here soon, and ROOF Community Services needs your support to bring the magic of Christmas to Rochester children.
The Santa Store is stocked with new clothing and toys for children of all ages. Eligible parents select one new clothing item and one new toy for each child in their family. Volunteers are available to wrap the gifts. While the parents are in the Santa Store, young children are in the Christmas Party, where they can sit on Santa’s lap, have a snack, and play games.
Operation Santa Adoption matches eligible children with groups, families, or businesses that would like to purchase gifts for all the children in a household. We provide to the donor group the basic information about the age, gender, and special wishes of the children. Gifts may be delivered to the family (if the family agrees) or brought to ROOF. Families who have been adopted will pick up their gifts on Operation Santa day.
How you can help
r You can adopt a family by completing the form on the next page and returning it to ROOF as soon as possible but no later than December 5th. We will match you with a family and notify you as quickly as we can.
r You can purchase new clothing, toys and gift items for newborns through high school, and bring them to ROOF beginning November 24th but no later than December 19th.
r You can make a financial contribution by mailing or delivering a check to ROOF, or you may visit our website at ROOFCommunityServices.org and make a contribution using PayPal. Please indicate whether you wish your contribution to be used for Operation Santa, or allow us to decide where the funds can best be spent for the year-round work we do.
The Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers of ROOF Community Services thank you, and wish you much happiness throughout the upcoming holiday season!
ROOF Community Services is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law.
Operation Santa Adoption
You may print this form on your computer, complete it by hand, and mail, fax, or bring it to us. See our mailing address and fax number below.
Business, Group, or Family
Primary Contact Person ___________________________________________________
Mailing address _________________________________________________________
Phone ____________________ Email
What size of family would you like to adopt?
□ 1-2 children □ 2-4 children □ 5+ children
Optional: Would you also like to purchase
□ Gift for parent(s) □ Household items
<![if !vml]><![endif]> □ Yes, we want to deliver the gifts to the family’s home and we will deliver them by December 20th
□ We will deliver the gifts to ROOF by December 17th
Applications for families to participate in Operation Santa are distributed to low-income children attending Rochester Schools. ROOF does not verify income of applicants.
Please return this page to
ROOF Community Services
We will begin making “matches” in mid-November.
P.O. Box 312
Rochester, WA 98579
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