Project Healthy Grandparent

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Each year the WRC participates in holiday gift giving for Project Healthy Grandparent a program that supports grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

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For the last 20 years the GT Women's Resource Center has done a holiday project called Project Healthy Grandparent.  There are many reasons grandparents become caregivers and second-time parents. The issues cross socioeconomic and racial lines, but many of the grandparents are on a fixed income and the holidays are difficult for them to manage. They have identified their family and would love it if you'd help celebrate them this holiday season!  The details of the program are below, as well as the wish list!  Please contact Colleen Riggle at colleen@gatech.edu if you’d like to participate.

Deadline for Gifts/Contributions: Friday, December 1.

Below is the wish list:

  • Clothes- Pants & Shirts
  • Pajamas
  • Underwear & Socks
  • Gym Shoes (prefer Nike)
  • Jacket with hood (any boy color)
  • Boots
  • Legos
  • 24-26 “ Bike
  • Games for PlayStation 4
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • For the Family (Games)- Operation, Chutes & Ladders, Monopoly, Sorry
  • Gift Card for Food (Kroger)

**NOTE: 12yo Boy; shirts size 18-20; pants 18-20; shoe size 7;

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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
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  • Created On: Nov 29, 2017 - 9:17pm
  • Last Updated: Nov 29, 2017 - 9:17pm