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Secret Santa

DanHolohan
DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
New York Cares is looking for this year's Secret Santas. If you'd like to send a gift to a little kid living in one of New York City's shelters this year, please let me know by e-mail ([email protected]).



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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    Five Santas so far.

    Thanks for caring!
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    I've got six Santas

    Any one else like to make a little kid's day?
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  • Paul Fredricks_3
    Paul Fredricks_3 Member Posts: 1,552
    Hey Guys....

    I've been doing this for a few years now. There is nothing better than giving to someone you don't know, and will probably never meet. True charity is anonymous. With a little effort on your part you can make a big difference in the life of a child who might otherwise do without.



    Thank you Dan for hosting this chance for us to make a difference.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    edited October 2009
    Now I've got eight jolly Santas!

    Anyone else?



    Here are some more photos. Our future.
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    Up to 11!

    Any more Santas out there this year? Thanks.
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    Make that 12

    Thanks!



    The way this works is that I'll send you a letter from a kid living in a homeless shelter. Some of these letters are hilarious; others can break your heart. One year, a kid asked for socks. That's it. Socks. Another year, a kid asked for books for his handicapped little brother. Nothing for himself.



    Anyway, the limit on the gift is $50. The letter will come with a list of suggestions from New York Cares. You go shopping and send the gift to the agency where the kid is living. If you have kids, take them shopping with you and talk about what you're doing. I guarantee your kid will see Christmas in a new light this year.



    Count your blessings.
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  • MarkPFalade
    MarkPFalade Member Posts: 68
    What do you get...

    when you cross Cab Calloway with Santa?



    I don't know either but it says :"Hi De Ho Ho Ho!" a lot...



    ;-)
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    We're being Santa to 19 kids.

    Would anyone else like to get in on this? I have to put in the request for the letters soon. Thanks. 
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  • Pinball
    Pinball Member Posts: 249
    I'm in!

    Count me in as usual Dan!
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    Thanks, Al!

    Nice tradition, isn't it?
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  • EricAune
    EricAune Member Posts: 432
    I'm in

    Please add me.



    Thanks Dan.
    "If you don't like change, your going to like irrelevance even less"
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    Will do. Thanks!

    Anyone else?
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    21 kids so far

    Any other Santa's out there? 
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  • Alan R. Mercurio_3
    Alan R. Mercurio_3 Member Posts: 1,617
    Secret Santa

    I’ll be happy to make that 22! :)
    Your friend in the industry,



    Alan R. Mercurio



    www.oiltechtalk.com
  • Tim McElwain
    Tim McElwain Member Posts: 4,482
    Count me in

    Dan!
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    Thanks, guys!

    Chances are, yours will be the only gift the kid gets this year. Thanks for caring. 
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    I'll leave this up until Friday, November 6.

    Whatever we have them, I'll request the letters and get them in the mail to all the Santas so that you have plenty of time to shop and send your gift.



    Thanks for caring about these children.
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    Last call.

    Thanks to those who stepped up.



    You never stand so tall as when you stoop to help a child.
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  • The Wire Nut
    The Wire Nut Member Posts: 407
    Sanity Claus

    If you pretend it's CA time, I've made it by Friday!



    Count us in, if it's not too late...



    Alex
    "Let me control you"

    Lost in SOHO NYC and Balmy Whites Valley PA
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    For all you Secret Santas

    I sent the letters today. Thanks for caring about this kids at this magical time of the year. 
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