The Renaissance Foundation’s Annual Spirit Gift Wrapping Event 2018


Our 9th Spirit Gift Wrapping event was made incredibly successful due to the numerous volunteers who graciously gave of their time this past year. Our efforts to shop and organize our gifts for the children during October and November were made far easier due to the 2,800 sq. ft. storage space donated by John and Jim Kunzer of MCC Technology in St. Charles.

Over 250 needy children in our local communities benefitted from the efforts of our volunteers and the generosity of our donors. All gifts were individually chosen and then beautifully wrapped by one of our volunteers. It is impossible to adequately thank each of our volunteers, but we hope they all know how vital they are to helping us with our mission – to serve the less fortunate children in our communities.

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The Renaissance Foundation’s Annual Spirit Gift Wrapping Event 2017

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2017 marked the 8th year for our Annual Spirit Gift Drive. Our volunteers were numerous and creative – all of the Christmas presents for our children were made very special by the efforts of our hard-working volunteers!

We were again able to serve over 250 homeless children this year, due to the generous support of our donors, both individual and corporate.

The thank you notes we receive from the children and their families make all the hard work very worthwhile. Special thanks to the Arcedium Coffee Shop in St. Charles and Panera Bread for their most appreciated donation of coffee and bagels to fuel our volunteers!

Some pictures of this year’s event:

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