November 2014: Caring Cubs Decorate Holiday Cards for the Military and Stuffed Animals for Local Children

Boy with cardIn honor of Veterans Day, Caring Cubs decorated over 280 holiday cards for active and retired military service members this past Saturday. The holiday cards will be distributed through the American Red Cross of Greater Cleveland’s Holiday Cards for Heroes program.  Caring Cubs is proud to support a program that brings holiday cheer to our local military heroes.  On behalf of all of us at Caring Cubs, THANK YOU to current and retired military members for their service!

Caring Cubs also collected over 270 stuffed animals, toys, books, and puzzles for the Cuyahoga County Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS). These generous donations will be placed in the DCFS “Treasure Chest”.  Items in the “Treasure Chest” are available at any time for social workers to pick out gifts for the children they are working with.  Children could receive an item for a good report card, during a visitation with their parents, or a day when they could use some cheering up.  These donations will bring smiles to children’s faces throughout the year!

Thank you to the Tri-C Early Childhood Education Program for hosting this event for the second year!  We are especially appreciative of the Educators of Today and Tomorrow Club who volunteer at our event.

Thank you to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Ohio for a grant to purchase supplies for this and many of our other 2014 events!

Thank you to the many families who attended this event. It’s inspiring to see so many young children excited to help others and families volunteering together to make a difference.

Click here to view pictures from this great event!