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The Saratoga Heritage Visitors Center plans to bring back its annual Mitten Tree project beginning the 3rd week of November (to December 31). A tree will be placed at the visitor center, 297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs NY, 12866. Community members are encouraged to decorate the tree with warm winter items like coats and mittens! For more information go to SaratogaVisitorCenter.org or call 518-587-3241.
The Empty Stocking Project's mission is to embody the holiday spirit by helping to provide families in need with a joyous holiday. The Saratoga County Children’s Committee matches "Friends" - community sponsors - with individual children and families. The "Friends” are provided with a wish-list and basic necessities of a child or family. To get involved, visit www.saratogachildrenscommittee.org/empty-stocking-project
MVP Healthcare along with News10, ABC and Fox 23, along with the National Cleaners Association, will begin their Coats for Kids fundraiser to help children in need stay warm this winter with donations of new or gently used coats from the community. The fundraiser will run from November 1st-29th. To donate coats, drop them off at local dry cleaners in Saratoga County on this list: www.news10.com/community/coats-for-kids or to make a donation through the online forum follow this link: www.news10.com/community/coats-for-kids.
The Giving Circle partners with Franklin Community Center to sponsor the Adopt-a-Child program, which helps low-income families during the Holidays by pairing volunteers with a child to shop for. For more information call 518-469-6769 or visit the www.givingcircle.org.
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