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GWINNETT GAB: Sign up now for Christmas gift program

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Quinn House, a ministry to those in need, is having its annual Christmas gift program for children and seniors from low-income families.

Registration opens Tuesday. Parents and seniors may call the Quinn House at 770-317-5026 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday to register for the gift program.

Organizers said participants should call early to register, as space fills up quickly.

Those who would like to be a sponsor for children or seniors can also call 770-317-5026 during registration hours up until Dec. 24.

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Newk's Express Cafe in Lawrenceville has scheduled a benefit for the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 13-14 at the 911 Duluth Highway location.

The restaurant will donate at least 10 percent of all sales to the foundation. Organizers said the business hopes to raise more than $3,000 for the foundation.

"We just opened in August, so having a benefit for the hospital, which is located right across the street from us, is a great way for Newk's to help out and get involved in the community," said Greg LaFoe, owner of the Lawrenceville restaurant.

BUFORD -- Victoria Westmoreland, 19, the daughter of John and Reniece Westmoreland of Buford, has been selected to represent the state of Georgia at the 2011 Miss American Coed Pageant.At the Georgia Coed, Westmoreland will be attending the National Pageant for her age group in Florida and Disney World during the week of Thanksgiving.

She will compete for the national title of Miss American Coed and thousands of dollars in cash awards, prizes and scholarships.

American Coed Pageants Inc. annually holds state pageants for the purpose of "recognizing and rewarding outstanding young women between the ages of 3 and 24 for their past and present accomplishments and to encourage them to set and achieve high goals for the future."

Gwinnett Gab appears in the Thursday and Sunday editions of the Gwinnett Daily Post. To submit an item to Gwinnett Gab, email gab@gwinnettdailypost.com.

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angelswithfaith 1 year, 9 months ago

Angels with Faith Ministries 501c3 non-profit charity located in Winder,GA 30680 announces that our annual Christmas Angels Program will kickoff on November 1st to provide Christmas gifts,holiday food baskets & warm clothing to children in need &their families all over Georgia.You can adopt a family for Christmas & either meet & work with them personally or through us,either way it is tax deductible for every cent that you spend.You can also donate toys(new & lightly used),warm clothing,shoes,coats,baby needs,Food for holiday baskets,Bikes,gift cards,electronics,working computers of all kinds,or make monetary donations via paypal on our websites or by mail or in person.We have volunteers available to pickup donations in georgia. Each year we receive 100s of families in dire need of Christmas assistance from DFCS,Toys for Tots,Salvation Army,Operation Christmas Child,The miltary,Empty stocking,etc ,schools,Churches,businesses,caring neighbors & some who come to us themselves,once the bigger charities either stop taking applications in october or get full they start sending families to us.Since we receive no funding at all & rely strictly on the tax deductible donations of angels we truelly need your help this year. We do not turn anyone in true need who lives in Georgia & isn't receiving Christmas help from anywhere else(we do check) away because every child deserves to have a wonderful Christmas,food & warm clothing.We are a small group of volunteers working hard to make a difference in the lives of families in true need,crisis or after disasters & since we do not have any overhead costs & our volunteers do all of our promotional,website & other work we can give 100% of ALL donations directly to helping those in need.ALL donations are tax deductible our federal EIN number is 27-1972461.Our websites built & run by volunteers are angelswithfaithministries.beep.com & angelswithfaithministries.org Please be a Christmas Angel this year & adopt or sponsor a family or families in need in Georgia for Christmas or make a tax deductible donation to help us provdie Christmas to 100s of Georgia children email angelswithfaithministriesgeorgia@yaho... Phone Lori (director) 678-754-1541 Rev Michael Tuck 678-754-2337 or volunteer Avis at 678-887-1988

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angelswithfaithministries 9 months ago

Angels with Faith Ministries has moved to 198 Dogwood Lane Cleveland Ga 30528 but we still help in all counties in Georgia & are gearing up for another very very busy Christmas season.Our Christmas Angels Program was blessed to help to provide Christmas,warm clothing & holiday food baskets to 1083 Ga kids last year & expect many more this year.Pleas e be a Christmas Angel this year our program kicks off every year on November 1st but we begin picking up donated toys(new & lightly used),warm clothings&coats,shoes,baby needs,gifts for teens,electronics,computers of any kind(working please for kids for school),wrapping supplies,nonperishable food,gift cards,etc in July to get a head start.Adopt or sponsor a family this year it is tax deductible for every cent that you spend & a huge blessing to all involved,through our program you choose the families you wish to adopt or sponsor from our Christmas needs list,families are added as they come in with 1st names,city,each childs name,age,sizes&actual Santa wishlist,you can choose to actually meet & work with that family directly or sponsor them through us it is great fun & tax deductible for every cent that you spend including gas& mileage for charity.Visit our website for more info or to schedule a donation pickup http://angelswithfaithministries.beep.com

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