Happy New Year!
What a wonderful year Paradise Republican Women's Club has had.
We received awards from the State and the National Federations.
Our Caring for America Program/UMOM New Day Centers was so highly regarded, the Arizona State Federation adopted the UMOM organization as their state program and submitted it for the National Award. We were placed in the top four Caring For America Programs in the nation and received honorable mention placing fourth. I am so proud of the work and support our members have given to this program.
The year 2013 we collected enough moneys to donate, toiletries, diapers, bathing suits, stethoscopes, watches, irons, ironing boards and complete move in kits. We adopted a veteran family for Christmas, and our board made a special gift of five cribs to the shelter.
Our Christmas family, Montel and Cheryl Dabney, are both veterans with two teenage sons, Montel Jr. and Christopher.
I know that just acknowledging and thanking them for their service
means a lot to them but giving them a special Christmas is a wonderful way of showing it. Linda Weinberger and I shopped, wrapped and delivered their gifts on December 10th.
Attached are photos of the Dabney family Christmas delivery and the five new baby cribs.
Thank you and God Bless you All.