Chattanooga's Kids On The Block Has Annual Gift-Wrapping Fundraiser

Friday, November 9, 2012

Chattanooga’s Kids on the Block will have its annual gift-wrapping fundraiser. 

Beginning Friday, Dec. 7, CKOB will open gift wrapping stations at two locations in Hamilton Place. The upstairs booth will be located across from the Mall’s Tourist Information Center (Customer Service) and the downstairs booth will be located in front of JCPenney Store.  These booths will be open until Christmas Eve during the mall’s hours.

In addition to a variety of papers to choose from to have gifts wrapped supporting CKOB, there are also sponsorship and volunteer opportunities available. Over 400 volunteers will wrap gifts during this fundraising event. If you or your business would like to volunteer please contact Earlynn Schubert at earlynn@kidsontheblock.net or call 423 757-5259.

For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kelly Lowry at kellyl@kidsontheblock.net or call 423 757-5259.

For the past 33 years, Chattanooga's Kids on the Block has been providing educational puppetry programs to schools and communities in Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia. Chattanooga's Kids on the Block features life size puppets designed to teach children and adults about social concerns and differences in a non-threatening manner.

The programs are free of charge to schools in the 14 counties served thanks to funding from the United Way of Greater Chattanooga, Big River Grille & Brewing Works, Civitan Club of Chattanooga, Kiwanis Club of Chattanooga, Sertoma Club of Chattanooga, BASF, Lyndhurst Foundation, Tennessee Arts Commission, individual donations, and fundraisers such as this.

For more information or to schedule a business gift drop off of multiple items to be wrapped, please contact Kelly Lowry, kellyl@kidsontheblock.net or call 423 757-5259.



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