Quiet Santa 2016

$950 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 20 people in 27 months
Quiet Santa - A Unique Sensory-Friendly Event

A trip to the mall to sit on Santa's knee is a special event for families, but the holiday hustle and bustle can be overwhelming for kids with autism and other special needs. The Quiet Santa event offers these children an opportunity to meet with Santa in a quiet setting; away from the mall, the lights, and loud noises.

Our goal is to continue this event annually and eventually be able to offer the Quiet Santa experience in other communities. There is no charge to the families attending. We solely rely on donations and volunteers to make this event possible.

2016 marks our fifth-annual Quiet Santa event. Once again, we will be hosting Quiet Santa over the course of two days in December to better accommodate schedules.

With your donations, we can supply each attending child with a small gift from Santa, a keepsake photo opportunity, and provide a quiet area for waiting families. Additional expenses include supplies, costumes, snacks, and materials.

Check out our website and blog to learn more: www.quietsanta.com .

-Your hosts,
Julie Sheldon, Jim Sheldon, and Dave Farwell
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Dear Friends of Quiet Santa,

Thank you for making Quiet Santa possible this year for over 50 families with 90 children!

We invite you to read some of the feedback we received this year so you can see how your contribution is making so many families happy and giving so any children an opportunity they may not otherwise get. Please visit out testimonial page at: http://www.quietsanta.com/testimonials.html

NBC15 joined us on Sunday. The video recap can be viewed here: http://www.nbc15.com/content/news/Quiet-Santa-offers-an-alternative-for-kids-with-special-needs-404682656.html

Be sure to follow our Facebook page for more updates. We hope to share some special photos from the day, too.

Thanks again for choosing to donate to Quiet Santa. We know there are many worthy causes to give to, we're thankful you chose us.

Merry Christmas!

-Julie, Jim & Dave
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$950 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 20 people in 27 months
Created September 2, 2016
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MD
$50
M Dusio
21 months ago

What a wonderful thing you are doing!

LR
$100
Lisa Rowin
24 months ago

Thank you all for what you are doing!!!!!

NW
$100
Neal Waldron
24 months ago

This is an awesome program.

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