Adopt a Family

My friends and I had been discussing our desire to adopt a family for the holidays. Our first couple of ideas fell through. Then we received a generous donation from one of my dad’s fellow firefighters. He and his wife told us that if we sold their treadmill, we could use the money to adopt…

Gift Wrapping for MCH

12/22 was a fun day. Our usual volunteers got together and with the help of some new friends we wrapped a lot of presents. First, we picked up all the gifts donated to Miller Community House and brought them back to my house. We organized the gifts, wrapped them and then delivered them back to…

Cookie Plates for SOS

On 12/17 my friends and I gathered to make 25 plates of Christmas cookies for Street Outreach Services, which is a drop in center in Akron, Ohio for homeless teens. We each made cookies at home to contribute and a couple of our grandmothers made some cookies ahead of time too (which was a huge…

Decorating at MCH

My STVM cheer team and I met at Miller Community House to decorate for the holidays. We had so much fun working with the children at the center. We sang and danced to Christmas carols and helped one another unpack boxes of decorations. Putting the tree together took A LOT of teamwork :). In the…