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Giving Angels 2017

Hannah’s Treasure Chest would like to extend our sincere thanks to our tree hosts, sponsors, and donors for participating in our 2017 Giving Angels gift program. Your generous support helped make the holidays bright for 647 children and their families throughout the Miami Valley. No one can express the impact of your kindness better than the recipients themselves: To whom it may concern, I

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CareSource Employees Collect Diapers to Combat Diaper Need in Dayton

DAYTON, OH – CareSource employees in Dayton collected nearly 25,000 diapers and over 18,000 wipes to help close the diaper gap for low-income families in the Miami Valley. The diapering supplies were donated to local children’s nonprofit Hannah’s Treasure Chest to be included in care packages for local children in need. “CareSource employees actively volunteer with hundreds of nonprofits in our community,” said Cathy

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2016 Diaper Dash Results

Our Volunteer Manager, Trudy Bechtolt, who interned at Hannah’s Treasure Chest while a student at Miami University, coordinated a “Diaper Dash” diaper drive as her capstone project during May, 2016. Throughout May, the Atrium, Coffman, Kettering, and West Carrollton YMCAs and Miami University – Middletown, collected over 12,600 diapers contributed by motivated donors in our community. According to information published by the National Diaper Bank, 1

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Miami University Student Tackles Diaper Need with Capstone Project

DAYTON, OH – Miami University student Trudy Bechtolt has diapers on her mind, but not for the reason you may imagine. While interning at Hannah’s Treasure Chest, a local nonprofit that serves children in need, Bechtolt learned how the lack of adequate diapers affects low-income children and families. To help address this issue, the Integrative Studies major has organized a diaper drive to help

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Miami University Student Tackles Diaper Need with Senior Capstone Project

DAYTON, OH – Miami University student Trudy Bechtolt has diapers on her mind, but not for the reason you may imagine. While interning at Hannah’s Treasure Chest, a local nonprofit that serves children in need, Bechtolt learned how the lack of adequate diapers affects low-income children and families. To help address this issue, the Integrative Studies major has organized a diaper drive to help

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Once Upon a Child Diaper Drive

Nine of the Once Upon a Child stores in the Dayton-Cincinnati area are now diaper drop-off locations for Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank in Cincinnati, OH, and Hannah’s Treasure Chest in Dayton, OH. You can help the thousands of families in need in our community by bringing diapers to our stores. One in three families in our country struggle to afford diapers and every donation helps. Anderson (513) 474-5105 Beavercreek (937)

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2015 Giving Angels Sponsors

Thank you to our 2015 Giving Angels sponsors and tree hosts! With your help, 563 children received four holiday gifts each, and 248 families received a grocery gift card to purchase a holiday meal. In addition, many families received one essential household item, such as cleaning supplies, towels, or pots & pans. Our corporate sponsors and hosts: AFIT/HKN AIDA-America Airtron, Inc. Aqua-Tots Swim School

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Giving Angels 2015

Miami Valley residents and local businesses helped make Christmas brighter this year for local kids and families. The annual Hannah’s Treasure Chest (HTC) Giving Angels gift drive provided toys, books and clothes for 563 children served by the charity’s partners. In addition, nearly all of the 248 families served received grocery gift cards and many received one essential household need, such as cleaning supplies.

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What #GivingTuesday’s outcome means for kids in need

Hannah’s Treasure Chest was proud to participate in #GivingTuesday this year. Our anonymous benefactor offered a special dollar for dollar match for every gift of $10 or more up to a total of $5,000 to support our mission to enrich the lives of children in need. THANKS TO ALL OF YOU WHO DONATED, we not only hit that goal,  but surpassed it by $805! The

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Giving Angels Family Needs

Our Giving Angels program also strives to provide one household necessity and a grocery gift card for a holiday meal to each family served. If you choose to wrap gifts, please include a label with what’s inside so we can match it with a family’s request. Download the list (PDF) Linens Towel sets (bath towel, hand towel, 2 washcloths) Kitchen towels Twin sheets & blankets Small

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Giving Angels FAQs

Answers to some frequently asked questions: TREE HOSTS Do we provide the tree, or does HTC provide it? Hannah’s Treasure Chest does not provide trees. Do we have to USE a tree? A tree is an easy way to catch attention and gets the point of the program across quickly. However, you are welcome to hang the Angel tags on bulletin boards, large windows, reception desks,

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9 Fast Facts of Diaper Need

9 Fast Facts of #DiaperNeed Courtesy of the National Diaper Bank Network 1 in 3 families struggle with diaper need. 5.3 million babies and toddlers under the age of 3 live in poor and low income families. Government safety-net programs do not recognize diapers as a basic need. Diapers cannot be obtained with food stamps, and are classified with cigarettes, alcohol and pet food

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Tree Host Guidelines

Thank you for sponsoring a Giving Angels Tree this holiday season. Please confirm that you have received your packet of angels by calling our office at 937-438-5039. Your packet contains: • Angel tags with instruction sheets for participants • A tracking list of the enclosed angel tags • Laminated “Ask Us About Our Giving Angels Tree” sign • Pre-addressed “Fund the Mission” giving envelopes

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Child-Family Sponsor Gift Guidelines

Gift Guidelines Please limit your gifts to four (4) wrapped presents for each child. See our FAQ section for tips. If you would like to help the family further, please consider a gift card to Kroger, WalMart or Meijer to help provide a holiday meal. Place gift cards in a separate envelope with the child’s or family’s ID# on the front of the envelope.

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Giving Angels Turn-In Reminder Template

Customize the text below to remind your shoppers when their gifts must be turned in to you for pick up or delivery to Hannah’s Treasure Chest. Hello, I hope you are enjoying searching out that perfect gift for the child(ren) and/or family you have adopted from our Giving Tree! Please keep in mind that gifts must be brought to [Tree Coordinator] no later than [DATE].

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