The Houston Design Center is proud to support Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM) Christmas Share drive to collect new toys and funds to provide gifts to their client families. The annual Christmas Share program spreads the joy of the holidays to many families by providing toys, gift cards, and blankets to hundreds of children in the area. The families we serve struggle to provide food and basic necessities for their children often without enough funds leftover for rent and utilities. During the 2015 holiday season, over 600 children received gifts! This year, their goal is to again reach at least 600 children through the program.
“Without MAM Christmas Share there wasn’t going to be anything under the tree,” stated Georgia Kimmel, MAM Director of Client Programs. “Many parents come alone so their children will think that Santa brought the presents. They were so appreciative of the support from MAM and the community members for providing gifts to their family. They are able provide some level of normalcy for their families during the holiday season.”
From November 15 through December 15, The Houston Design Center will have decorated boxes throughout the center where visitors may bring their donations. All toys should be new and unwrapped. Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM) is a Section 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides emergency financial assistance and other services for families and individuals who find themselves in temporary crisis and in need of assistance to attain self-sufficiency and avoid homelessness.
For more information please visit www.thehoustondesigncenter.com/holiday