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Present Holiday for Hope 2013
Dreams For Kids, with special thanks to Howard University, invite you to join us for Holiday For Hope 2013 as a participant, parent of a child or volunteer.
What: Holiday For Hope is the largest Holiday celebration for homeless and underprivileged children in the DC metro area. All participants will receive a full day of entertainment, a holiday feast and a bag of gifts.
Who: 800 homeless and underprivileged children and their family members, over 300 volunteers and various entertainers will take part in this years celebration.
**ALL THOSE WHO REGISTER & PARTICIPATE AGREE TO OUR RELEASE FORM**
When: Sunday December 15, 2013 from 10:00am - 5:00pm (8am - 5pm for volunteers)
Where:Howard University's Armour J. Blackburn Student Center
2400 Sixth Street Northwest, Washington D.C., DC (See map below)
DETAILED DRIVING DIRECTIONS
Bus Instructions via G2 Line (The stop is at V and 4th Streets NW): Take bus to the G2 Line stop and then walk North up 4th street NW until you hit Howard Place. Make a left onto Howard Place then make your first right on to the street after the Human Ecology Building. Walk down past Locke Hall on your right, you will see the Blackburn Center as the next building on your right. http://www.wmata.com/bus/timetables/dc/g2.pdf
How: Holiday for Hope is made possible by passionate individuals and organizations in the DC Metro who are passionate about giving back and being involved in there communities. We have developed relationships with many organizations and shelters in the DC Metro that serve homeless and underprivileged youth to ensure that the participants at Holiday for Hope are those that need it the most.
Please let us know if you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this year's Holiday for Hope!
Thank you to Howard University and Mrs. Roberta McLeod for FOUR YEARS of partnership and sponsorship!
***If you sign up to participate and do not attend without notice, the participant won't be able to attend any future Holiday for Hope events. Space is limited and we look to utilize each spot to the fullest. If something does come up and you can not attend, please notify Dreams for Kids at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP. Then we can hopefully make adjustments and find another participant to attend. ALL OTHER QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT HEATHER at email@example.com
Not a Participant? Here are 5 ways you can get involved...You don't have to do it alone. If your belong to a company, church group or student organization, Holiday for Hope is the perfect philanthopic event and volunteer opportunity to rally your group behind.
1) Sign up as a Volunteer above. We welcome volunteers to come to Howard University's Blackburn Center to provide service in celebration of this wonderful event.
2) Hold a gift drive. All gift drives will be supported through Dreams For Kids media outlets (Facebook, Twitter and Newsletters)
3) Help get the word out about Holiday for Hope. Using social media, newsletter or other networks, letting others know what this event is about through personal and professional contacts can be extremely powerful.
4) Are you a face painter, juggler, dancer or entertainer? involved in media? Are you a caterer or do you know someone who is in the R&B industry? If so, reach out to your network and invite them to participate in Holiday For Hope.
5) Become a citizen Philanthropist and start your own fundraising campaign to benefit Holiday For Hope. You can set up a campaign easily for you or your organization through our partner www.Citizeneffect.org.
If you are thinking about getting involved this Holiday season, please give us a call or email us (see below). With your help, we can spread joy to an unprecedented amount of youth this year and throw one of the most extraordinary events in the history of Washington, DC.
Thank You and Happy Holidays
Holiday for Hope Project Manager
Dreams for Kids DC
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