Sharing Tree Helps Hundreds of Central Oklahoma Families Find Joy on Christmas Morning

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Oklahoma City, OK – Sharing Tree is pleased to announce it served 547 families through its 2018 Christmas Connection program, ensuring over a thousand kids throughout central Oklahoma experienced the joy of Christmas morning.

For 37 years, Sharing Tree has collected and distributed toys, coats, winter clothing, and household necessities to families in need at Christmas. The Christmas Connection program provides parents the opportunity to escape their difficult circumstances and pick out gifts and needed winter items for everyone in their home at no-cost. The total number of individuals assisted in the 2018 Christmas Connection program was 2,365.

The Sharing Tree staff and board of directors would like to thank the over 300 dedicated volunteers who worked hard to provide a shopping experience that was hassle-free and loaded with Christmas cheer. Additionally, several local businesses and community stakeholders lead toy drives and collected winter coats for Christmas Connection, making it a program that is truly community driven.

“At Sharing Tree, we believe that no family should be deprived of Christmas-morning memories,” said Sharing Tree executive director Tabitha Narvaiz. “On behalf of Sharing Tree’s staff and board of directors, I’d like to thank our generous business and community partners as well as the hundreds of volunteers who gave their time and compassion to ensure our neighbors in need felt dignified and valued as they shopped for their families.”

Sharing Tree is a year-round nonprofit that serves central Oklahoma families in need by providing a dignified shopping experience at no cost. For more information about Sharing Tree and to find out how you can help, please visit sharingtreeok.org or call 405-634-2006.