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13 Days of Giving Spotlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters

13 Days of Giving: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Heart of Georgia serves children in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Greene, Hancock, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Laurens, Monroe, Peach, Twiggs, Washington, and Wilkinson Counties.  

They have been providing help for community kids since 1953.   Children who have mentors go to school more often, get higher grades, get along with others better, and have higher levels of self esteem.

To help with this project you can volunteer to be a mentor, or donate holiday items for families.

For more information on how you can help with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, call 478-745-3984, e-mail agency@bbbsheartga.org or visit www.bbbsheartga.org

We'll have more on 13WMAZ Eyewitness News.

Today's 13 Days of Giving Spotlight: Project Giving

From December 1-13 we're highlighting a different local organization on 13WMAZ Eyewitness News.
We'll show how you can volunteer, donate or give back to make the holidays a little brighter.

Today, we're highlighting Project Giving, an all-volunteer, organization building "Bridges of Hope" for families who are suffering from chronic medical illnesses.

To help with Project Giving during the holiday season, join the family Christmas adoption project.

To learn more: visit www.projectgiving.net, e-mail info@projectgiving.net or call 478-224-HOPE.


Earth Healers Temple to Give Away Holiday Gifts

Earth Healers Temple will host a giveaway called "12 days of Winter".

Call Reverend Troy at 478-451-0139 or e-mail earthhealerstemple@yahoo.com with the name, phone number, e-mail, address and age and gender of the prospective recipient. This giveaway is based on need.

Entries can be submitted from now until Dec. 15.

The drawings will begin on Dec. 19 and deliveries will begin on Dec. 20. Families will be called to set up a delivery time.

If anyone would like to donate a gift to this cause please contact Earth Healers Temple at 478-451-0139. We will be giving away a present a day from December 20th to December 31st. This serves Baldwin, Hancock and Washington Counties.

Thanksgiving Feast Giveaway

Earth Healers Temple will host a Thanksgiving Feast giveaway for three families.

To enter your family or someone else's family, call 478-451-0139 and leave a message for Reverend Troy or e-mail earthhealerstemple@yahoo.com. Provide your name, phone number, e-mail and address.

All food given out will be uncooked.

The Temple members will deliver to Baldwin, Hancock and Washington Counties.


Fire Department Hosts Toy Drive

Baldwin County Fire Rescue Chief Tommy Smith and Asst. Chief Troy Reynolds announced the department's 2010 Toy Drive.

The department will be collecting toys this holiday season to help families in the community.

Toys can be dropped off until Dec. 19 at any of the following Baldwin County Fire Stations:

Station 1 312 Allen Memorial Dr.
Station 2 261 Mobley Rd.
Station 3 960 Carr's Station Rd.
Station 5 207 Lover's Ln.
Station 7 105 Airport Rd.

All of the donated toys will be turned over to the Department of Family and Children Services office in Milledgeville. Anyone with questions may call Baldwin County Fire Rescue at (478) 445-4421 or Brandon Barth, Public Information Officer Baldwin County Fire Rescue (770) 883-6245