Sunday, November 17, 2013

Christmas Adopt-A-Family Program is now underway!!

As we gear up for another busy and festive holiday season, we just want to let you know that Twins Plus Association of Brampton has once again grown!  We have "adopted"  2 'multiples' families this year to sponsor as part of our "Adopt-A-Family" program.


We had such an overwhelming response from a lot of you the past couple of years and we are certain that we can lean on you for support in sponsoring these families this year as well!   


I have been in contact with both families and below are their "Wish Lists".   For our first family, they have needs which are immediate and therefore cannot wait until we deliver everything to them before Christmas.  Therefore, if you can help out with these needs, then please contact me ASAP as I plan on making a trip to their home this Wednesday (November 20th).

If any of you have gently used items that you wish to donate, we will gladly take them as well as both families will make good use out of them for sure! 


As in the past, you can drop off your donations to me directly at 29 Bristol Avenue, Brampton (905.459.1735) anytime – just give me the heads up so I will know when to expect you.  Also, if it is easier for you, you can bring any donations you may have to any Twins Plus event.  We have a couple of events coming up in the next couple of weeks being our Coffee Night next Friday, November 29th and our Annual Christmas Party on December 1st, and I will be at both events accepting donations as well!


I would like to have all the items ready to be delivered by Friday December 20th, 2013 in plenty to time to get them under the tree!


Being so close to Christmas, I know that this may seem like an added expense, however, a little goes a long way, especially when it means putting a bright smile on someone's face Christmas morning!


Thank you for your continued support!


Tamara Suppa
Community Outreach Coordinator
Twins Plus Association of Brampton



Wish list for Family # 1:

Boy (age 12)

Immediate Need:
Winter Coat – Size Medium or Large
Winter Boots – Size 6 or 7
Winter Hat, Scarf, Gloves

Sweaters – size Medium or Large
 Long sleeve shirt – Medium or Large
Shoes – size 6 or 7
Pants & Jeans– size 13

Christmas Gifts:
Board Games
Game of Life
***Basketball shoes – this is something that he has always wanted since he plays the sport but the mother has never been able to give him!  He did not ask for them at all on his "wish list" but after asking on my part, his mother told me.  It would be really nice to be able to give them to him this Christmas!

Twin Boys (age 10 months)

Immediate Need:

2 x Snowsuits  - Size 12-18 months
2 x Winter Boots – Size 4
Hats, Scarves, Mittens

All clothing 12mths; 18mths, 24mths

Diapers – Size 4
Formula – Currently uses Enfamil A+ but they do not have digestive issues so any formula is welcomed!
Baby Cereal (any kind)

Christmas Gifts:
Educational toys
Mega Blocks
Toy Planes or Trucks
Any age appropriate toys


Immediate Need:
Winter Coat – size Large
Winter Boots – Size 10
Hat, Gloves, Scarf

Sweaters – Size Large
Sweatshirt – Size Large
Shirts – Size Large
Pants and Jeans – Size 14

Food (including grocery gift cards)
Sheets (King Size; Queen Size and Crib Sheets)
Pots and Pans
Dish Sets
Medicine (Children's Tylenol/Advil)
 Toiletries (lotion, soap, bubble bath, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes,
aper goods (toilet paper, paper towel, kleenex)
***Christmas Tree (Lights and Decorations as well!)***

We would really like to arrange to have a real Christmas dinner for this family, so, we are looking for a small frozen TURKEY as well!!

Wish List for Family # 2:

Twin Girls (age 10 months)

Any Clothing (including fleece pjs and winter clothing) – Size 12-18mths
Snow Suits – Size 12-18 mths

Diapers – Size 3 or 4
  Baby Food (with chunks)
Baby Gates
Car Seats – Front Facing for 22lbs and up

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