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Shriners hand out gifts to kids at big Christmas party thanks to your donations

Posted: 2:48 PM, Dec 11, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-11 21:44:21Z
Shriners hand out gifts to kids at big Christmas
Shriners hand out gifts to kids at big Christmas

TULSA--Thank you for your donations to our 2 Cares for the Community toy drive. Sunday was a big day for children from across Green Country. The Akdar Shriners  held a big Christmas celebration and handed out gifts.

Every child who was served by the Shriners this year were invited to the party. They and their siblings got to talk with Santa. They were each given a stocking full of goodies and some fruit. While the children attended the party, their parents got to "shop" in the toy room for gives to give on Christmas morning. 

The Akdar Shrine is committed to providing the best care for children in the specialty areas of orthopedics, burn care, spinal cord Injury, and cleft lip and palate, regardless of a family’s ability to pay. They transport pediatric patients from Tulsa-area hospitals to Shriners Hospitals for Children all over the country.

2 Cares for the Community Toy Drive 2017

Many of the toys and gifts were donated during our 2 Cares for the Community toy drive. You gave 616 toys and $1,532 to the Akdar Shrine. That is in addition to a $2,500 Scripps Howard Foundation grant.

2 Works for You was proud to be a part of the toy drive along with GenScripts Pharmacy  and UniFirst

 

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