Updates from The Giving Tree
- October 2018 -
In this issue:

  • Working Hands 2018...
  • Cleaning out your book shelves...
  • Oh what a night! Photos from Trivia Night...
  • A chance to win restaurant gift cards...
  • and more!
Working Hands 2018 Event
Saturday November 3rd

Join us
Saturday November 3rd
at the Wissahickon Middle School from
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
for our 9th Annual Working Hands Project.

  • open to the public
  • groups welcome
  • hands-on service projects & activities
  • $5 fee per participant

A great opportunity for kids who need service hours.... or for kids who just want to give back to those in need. Click below for more information and to register.
Recycle Your Books
As a part of Working Hands 2018, we will be collecting new and gently used children's and teen books. Picture books to chapter books and everything in between. This is a great time to clean out your shelves!

Donations can be brought to the November 3rd event. Donations will benefit local nonprofit, Reading Recycled.

A Night of 'Fun' Fundraising

18 teams battled it out and put their minds to the test! It was a night of fabulous raffles, great food, challenging trivia questions and lots of laughs.

A special thank you to our volunteers, sponsors, board members and attendees for making our first Trivia Night such a huge success!!
Restaurant Raffle Tickets
On Sale NOW! 

Here is a great opportunity to win gift cards to various area restaurants AND support The Giving Tree's mission.
Over $1,000 in value of gift cards will be given away! 

Tickets are just 1 for $5... and 5 for $20! 

Drawing November 3rd. Need not be present to win.
Teens & Tweens

The next Ambassador meeting is
Thursday October 11th
4:30 to 6:30 PM at
St. Rose of Lima
parish center in North Wales.
A great opportunity to meet other preteens and teens! Need service hours??
Contact us with questions and to RSVP for the meeting.
A Global Day of Giving
"Operation Stuff a Shoebox"

Looking for ways to participate in the efforts of Giving Tuesday 2018? It's a day of focusing on 'giving back' to others. Join our efforts in our 2nd annual "Operation Stuff a Shoebox". Benefiting individuals experiencing homelessness as well as those who are in transitional housing.  

Watch for more details in next month's newsletter!
Corporate Support... Partner with Us
Thank you to US Bank for their continued support of The Giving Tree. Please visit the Corporate Support tab on our website for a variety of ways you and your company can become a Giving Tree partner.

Have you seen our YouTube video of what The Giving Tree is all about??
Check it out!
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