Newsletters

May 2017 Newsletter

May 2017 Newsletter
We're (sort of) Famous! Since The Giving Tree started in 2009, hundreds and hundreds of people, including many of you, have been involved in our organization spreading so much goodness and awesomeness in the community. We thought it was time to tell the world! Our video is now up live on YouTube! CRead more...

April 2017 Newsletter

April 2017 Newsletter
National Volunteer Month April is National Volunteer Month. This month is dedicated to honoring all of the volunteers in our communities as well as encouraging volunteerism throughout the year. Here at The Giving Tree, we would like to give a heartfelt thanks to each and every one of our amazing Read more...

March 2017 Newsletter

March 2017 Newsletter
NEW Project Launch! In Montgomery County alone, 1 in 5 kids in local schools is at risk for food insecurity. That number drastically increases as we move into the summer months when these children can no longer count on being fed breakfast and lunch at their local school. Hence, the launch of ouRead more...

February 2017 Newsletter

February 2017 Newsletter
11 Awesome Ideas to Spread the Love Sure... February gets us thinking about flowers, candy hearts and sweet valentines. But this year, make it about spreading love and kindness in a different sort of way. Read more...Read more...

December 2016 Newsletter

December 2016 Newsletter
7 Ideas for Giving Back this Holiday Create a little holiday magic of your own this season by spreading good cheer and kindness. Make it a family affair! Read more...Read more...

November 2016 Newsletter

November 2016 Newsletter
Working Hands 2016 Saturday, November 12th marks the 7th annual Working Hands Project at the Wissahickon Middle School from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. An opportunity to teach children about 'giving back' Read more...Read more...

October 2016 Newsletter

October 2016 Newsletter
Working Hands 2016 Join us Saturday November 12th at the Wissahickon Middle School from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM for our 7th Annual Working Hands Project. The day will be filled with hands-on projects and activities that support our mission of teaching children about Read more…Read more...

September 2016 Newsletter

September 2016 Newsletter
Reaching Goals & Spreading Joy! Help us get to 5,000! A Peace & Smiles Box, as you may know, is our signature project. An empty cereal box is filled with activities and craft supplies, wrapped in white paper and decorated by the loving caring hands of our Giving Tree kids. Read more...Read more...

May 2016 Newsletter

May 2016 Newsletter
Thanks for the Votes! Thank you for voting us one of the FINALIST in the Charity category of the Montco Happening List. We are thrilled! Read more...Read more...

April 2016 Newsletter

April 2016 Newsletter
National Volunteer Month April is National Volunteer Month. This month is dedicated to honoring all of the volunteers in our communities as well as encouraging volunteerism throughout the year. Here at The Giving Tree, we would like to give a heartfelt thanks to each and every one of our amazing volRead more...

March 2016 Newsletter

March 2016 Newsletter
Helping Hands 2016 Saturday, March 5th local area youth gathered at the Wissahickon Middle School for Helping Hands 2016. The event provided many different projects for kids to assemble benefitting thousands of individuals from various non-profits. The projects will be delivered by Giving Tree volunRead more...

February 2016 Newsletter

February 2016 Newsletter
Helping Hands 2016 Join us on Saturday March 5th at the Wissahickon Middle School from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM for our 3rd Annual Helping Hands Project. The day will be filled with hands-on projects and activities supporting our mission of teaching children about giving back and community service. This Read more...

January 2016 Newsletter

January 2016 Newsletter
MLK Day of ServiceAs a nation, we will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s 87th birthday on January 18th, 2016. Dr. King devoted his life to equality, social justice and opportunity for all. He taught us that everyone has a role in making America great and making a difference in our world. Use this dRead more...

December 2015 Newsletter

December 2015 Newsletter
Teaching Children What Matters MostIntroducing our children to charity can be very rewarding for both parents and children. Learning about giving and helping others gives children a feeling of empowerment.Talk to your kids about why giving back is so important. Make sure they see you putting that doRead more...

November 2015 Newsletter

November 2015 Newsletter
Working Hands Project 2015 Do your kids need service hours? Looking for an opportunity to expose your kids to community service and helping others? Our Working Hands Project 2015, Saturday, November 7th is the perfect event for you! Join us from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Wissahickon Middle School fRead more...

October 2015 Newsletter

October 2015 Newsletter
Working Hands Project 2015 Join us on Saturday, November 7th at the Wissahickon Middle School from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM for our 6th Annual Working Hands Project. The day will be filled with hands-on projects and activities that support our mission of teaching children about giving back and community Read more...

September 2015 Newsletter

September 2015 Newsletter
Bringing Charity to SchoolBringing Charity to School is our most recent program launched here at The Giving Tree. It is designed to integrate meaningful community service activities into the classroom.The Giving Tree identifies a genuine need in the community and organizes hands-on activities to engRead more...

June 2015 Newsletter

June 2015 Newsletter
Summer Service Projects If you would like to encourage some kindness this summer then The Giving Tree has some great project ideas. How about our famous Sip n’ Snack packs to bring some smiles this summer? This pack contains a water bottle, granola bar and a pack of crackers. The items are bundled tRead more...

May 2015 Newsletter

May 2015 Newsletter
The Giving Tree is excited about our new partnership with The North Penn United Way. In August they will be filling 1,500 backpacks for children in need in our local schools. Many Giving Tree helping hands will be making sock rolls to add to those backpacks and put an extra smile on a child’s face. Read more...

April 2015 Newsletter

April 2015 Newsletter
Welcome to the first Giving Tree family newsletter. We hope you and your children will enjoy spending a few minutes together reviewing and discussing. Our Helping Hands project is all wrapped up. Our deliveries have been made and we send a great big thank you to our friends who volunteer their time Read more...