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2014 Sarasota , FL Gifts That Give Hope Fair
Fair Information
Date: To be determined
Location: To be determined
For more information or to volunteer, contact: Jeannie Kruidenier SarasotaFL@GiftsThatGiveHope.org

 

SARASOTA GIFTS THAT GIVE HOPE FAIR

WILL BE ON-LINE IN NOVEMBER 1-  DECEMBER 31, 2012

YOUR GIFT CARDS WILL BE MAILED TO YOU-

 

HOLIDAY GIFTS THAT GIVE HOPE

Are you searching for a meaningful gift that won’t end up in a closet or discarded the week after the holidays? Consider giving hygiene items to a person in need, a prescription to an individual diagnosed with HIV /AIDS, or medical supplies for a sick dog.

For a second year a local group of volunteers bring a unique approach to enable generosity during the holiday season. Gifts That Give Hope features a shopping list of  “gift” items to fulfill the most basic needs of several area nonprofits. Here's how a fair works:

Rather than a tie or book, Grandpa or Uncle Bob could open a colorful card telling him the money spent on his gift is providing 500 lbs. of local produce for a needy person. Instead of receiving a fancy candle, your child's teacher or Cousin Sue will be honored to learn they are providing 20 meals for a homebound neighbor, an emergency vet exam for a pet in crisis, or tuition for an underprivileged child to participate in the Sailor Circus Sarasota.

This year the shopping is available On-Line at giftsthatgivehope.org/sarasota, throughout November & December.   For more information:  sarasotafl@giftsthatgivehope.org


 

Gifts That Give Hope Fairs draw communities together for a positive,

non- commercial, and altruistic purpose.

Shoppers enjoy a pleasant, stress-free holiday experience and appreciate

learning about nonprofits and their good work.

Parents have an opportunity to demonstrate the true spirit of giving to their children.

Non-profits that participate benefit from receiving additional exposure and donations.

Gift Recipients receive joy and satisfaction knowing that a

“gift of hope” was specially chosen in their honor.