Giving Tree project is QUUF’S participation in the Wyatt Project, which provides Christmas gifts to special needs children in Jefferson and Clallam counties. The Project is guided by two people who work together to coordinate the program. The Giving Tree Coordinator is responsible for creating a Giving Tree in the Fellowship Hall, with gift tags to hang on the tree for each child. She or he places a table by the tree for volunteers to explain the project and collect money from those who prefer to donate rather than buy a gift. The position also entails fiinding folks to staff the table before and after both services for approximately 4-5 Sundays prior to Christmas, placing notices in the Weekly Updates, and maintaining contact with Jenelle DeMatteo, the founder and overall coordinator of the Wyatt Project.
Benefits for the Volunteer and the Congregation:
This is a wonderful, heartening opportunity to help children with special needs. Those who benefit most, of course, are all the kids!
Training, assistance, and safety requirements:
Help is always available from folks who have done this before. Office staff is very supportive.
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