We had over 300 people attend our Baba Noel party for refugee families! We could never say thank you enough to everyone who volunteered and donated to make this special party possible ❤️ We are SO grateful for this community! Thank you for joining us in welcoming and supporting our new refugee neighbors ❤️
❤️ Thank you to the volunteers who helped plan the party! The hours and work you put in do not go unnoticed! @madfrick was the head chair, @_meganjwhite_ was the assistant chair, @jlbfloatcanna was chair over decor and room set up, Sue Davis and Sue Scott were chair over food, Delia Andrews was chair over games, @mylikesit was chair over crafts, and @lknellekenspencer was chair over entertainment.
😍 Thank you @9thstreet_abbey for letting us use the venue free of charge!
🍊Thank you to @schnuckmarkets for donating vegetable trays, fruit bowls, juice, cupcakes, and cookies!
💧Thank you @kreydistributingco for donating 500 bottles of water!
🍿Thank you Freddie’s Market for the popcorn!
🍪 Thank you @webster_pres for donating lots of cookies!
🧁Thank you to the volunteers who brought food!
🧹 Thank you to the volunteers who helped set up and clean up!
🚗 Thank you to our family partners and volunteers who brought refugee families and joined them at the party!
🎟️ Thank you to @sclschoolstl 8th grade class for volunteering to run the games and prize table at the party, for raising $500, and for making and donating key chains for our families!
🎨 Thank you to the people who volunteered during the party! These volunteers ran our craft tables, the welcome/sign in table, and picked up trash during the party!
📦 Thank you to everyone who donated items off our Amazon wishlist!
🍌 Thank you Chef Bananas for preforming!
🎁 Thank you to everyone who donated to our fundraiser to buy gift cards for refugee children!
📸 Thank you to @taunalprice, Mike Dyer, and Sebastian Macaire for volunteering to take photos during the event!
🧸Thank you to Donna Young, @ann.wittman, and to the @washu Division of Oncology Section of Stem Cell Biology for donating toys to gift to refugee children!
🎅🏼Thank you to Rock Erekson for volunteering to be Santa! ...