Please help to help bring a lil Joy into the life of a child in need this Holiday Season…Earn your “Earth Angel” wings by sponsoring a child for Christmas... With your contribution of a toy or donation, he or she will know Santa didn’t forget them after all... Our goal is to reach out to families currently residing in Ogle County (but no family in need will be rejected) that has “fallen through the system” somehow, and is unable to receive any kind of assistance, but really could use an Earth Angel assigned to them to make this a special Christmas after all... All five branches of the military families qualify to if they reside in Ogle County. If you know of a family who “really” needs an Earth Angel, even if it’s your own family, please come forward and let us know, all the information is kept Confidential. .What is most important is gender & ages so gifts can be purchased and distributed accordingly… You can still earn your wings by volunteering to help bake,wrap, pick up or deliver when the time comes, even if it is for only an hour or two…Remember, the names being gathered need your help, generosity & opened hearts for toys & donations to make this a success!
Together, we can make Ogle County the largest group of bell ringing “Earth Angels” again this year!
Deadline for toys this year is Dec.14th at all our drop sites.
Distribution is done until all the toys have been distributed or delivered in time for Christmas.
Last year the majority of the presents already wrapped, were greatly appreciated! ”Earth Angel” headquarters will once again be at the Mt. Morris Seniors Center. Please note, any toys or donations are still accepted thru Christmas at the Mt. Morris Seniors Center.
Confirmed Drop Sites for 2012 (Look for us beginning the 2nd week of Nov. )
1.) Sterling Federal Bank of Mt. Morris 18 W. Main St. Mt. Morris
2.) Kable News 16 South Wesley, Mt. Morris
3.) Mt. Morris Seniors Ctr. 9 East Front St., Mt. Morris (lower level in Docs Place)
4.) Forreston Library 204 1st Avenue, Forreston
5.) Bertolet Memorial Library 705 So. Main Street, Leaf River
6.) Citgo Leaf River
7.) Rock River Seniors Ctr. , 810 So. 10th Street, Oregon
8.) Brian Bemis Auto Mall 601 Gale St., Oregon
9.) Creative Designs 1310 W. Pines Road #B. Oregon
10.) Dollar General 1050 Pines Rd., Oregon
11.) Blackhawk Area Credit Union 201 East Dixon Polo
12.) Polo Library 302 W. Mason, Polo
13.) Mt Morris Moose Family Ctr 101 Moose Dr, Mt.Morris (Tu-Sat 4-9pm)
14.) St.Brides Episcopal Church, 1000 Route 64, Mt.Morris
**** More sites to come…. pending confirmation!
Gift donation drop off sites: Pick your chosen "Lil Angel." Attach to gift and return by December 14. Place in the drop box location or call for pick-up. Monetary donations can be mailed to Earth Angel, P.O. Box 188, Forreston, IL 61030-0188 or Earth Angel Fund, c/o Forreston State Bank, 200 Main Street, P.O. Box 278, Forreston, IL 61030-0278. Money can also be donated via Pay Pal to Earth Angels Wanted-Fundraiser (go to our FB page for link) . Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Face Book: Earth Angel Granny
Questions? Want to volunteer? Need a pick up? Call: 815-291-7757 & ask for “Granny”