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Fundraiser to help women of domestic violence. Proceeds will benefit: Gateway Battered Women's Services-https://gatewayshelter.org/

Shirley’s Tree of Hope Foundation, was created by several caring and loving Comcast CO-workers who have formed this organization to reach out to the community around Christmas time. This year we are supporting a Women’s Shelter in honor of Shirley a victim of domestic violence, 25 years ago she decided it was time to break free, unfortunately she didn't make it to the shelter on time. One in four women are abused in the United States and three out of four people know someone who is in an abusive relationship. Contrary to popular belief abused women usually make several attempts to leave their abusers. The successful survivors sneak away at their first available moment, leaving all of their personal belongings, hygienic supplies and family photos behind. Starting over with only the memories of the lives they have left behind. We know that starting a new life can be daunting and we make every effort to support women and children transitioning from abuse to freedom. You can help by making the following contributions. **Cash Contribution: Gift Certificates-Any Amount: King Soopers, Safeway, Target, Wal-Mart, Lowes, Home Depot, Walgreens **Other Items: Liquid dishwasher soap, Non-Perishable Food, Combs & Brushes, Thermometers,Telephone cards with no expiration. Paper Products-Toilet Paper (one ply or septic safe), Paper towels, Napkins, Kleenex, Hygiene Products (lotion, soft soap, hand soap), Deodorant, Cleaning Supplies. Laundry Detergent HE, Towels, Washcloths New Twin Bedding, Pillow Cases, twin blankets, Pajamas, Sleepers, All Size Diapers, Trash Bags-39 gallon and kitchen. Over the counter cold remedies (infant, children's and adult), Ibuprofen and Tylenol, Alarm Clocks, Coffee Pots, Irons and New Socks. **Games for children: Boggle, Jenga, Chess, Checkers, Mancala, Connect Four, Battleship, Sorry, Yahtzee, Scrabble, Bop It, Simon,Apples to Apples,Twister, Pictionary and Cards The community of survivors is in need of your support. We understand how difficult it may be to donate financially in this economy, however you can make a difference in a life of women and/or children who is starting over. We'd like to take the time to thank you in advance for your help, the simple act of donating any items is not only an act of generosity but also an act of courage. ** Please drop us a message at shirleystreeofhope@gmail.com to receive drop off information for the above mentioned items. Sincerely, Shirley's Tree of Hope Foundation

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