To many are left alone to face death

Christmas 2020, who could have ever thought it would be so challenging.

Individuals are confined to hospital rooms and private residences around the world. Many left alone to face death, longing for the warmth of the voice and touch of those they love.

When they pass, we are often banned from honoring them with something as simple as placing a wreath on their resting place.
We at The Blinded Veterans of Oregon want to make a difference where we can.
To that end, we are seeking to place a small Christmas Tree, a stocking filled with some personal comfort items, and cards with the community's thoughts and well wishes in the room of every disabled veteran wanting the gift.

After some shopping, we determined that we can do so for about $25.00 each.
Our past experiences tell us that we can easily find at least 100 veterans that need our comfort. Therefore we are working to raise $2,500.00 or more to allow us to make this happen.

We want to also provide a tray of sandwiches or cookies for dedicated healthcare workers. They put their own lives at risk to care for individuals, many of which are dying alone.

We can not do this without you.

Would you donate $25.00 or more to bring some much-needed Christmas love to the veterans who have completely given of themselves to serve this great nation?

This is the tree that we are providing.
National Tree Company Pre-lit Artificial Mini Christmas Tree | Includes Multi-Color LED Lights and Cloth Bag Base | Majestic Fir - 2 ft

The Artificial Fir Christmas tree is trimmed with pre-strung LED lights. This decorative tabletop tree with its lifelike branches comes in a solid colored cloth tied around with a beautiful golden rope that lights up the festive atmosphere of your home. The mini tree decor is designed with a fire-resistant and non-allergenic material. A great accent to the hospital or bedroom of a disabled veteran isolated this Christmas due to COVID-19.

The stockings are all hand-made by volunteers, and each is different from the others in some way.
And the cards, we would love for you and your family to sign a few and send them to us to share with the veteran.
When many cannot visit with their doctor face to face, this little offering of love is needed to bring a smile to their face and put some joy in their heart.
Thank you for your support.
MERRY CHRISTMAS

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Donations

  • Angela Simmons 
    • $50 
    • 8 d

Organizer

Steve Butler 
Organizer
Gresham, OR
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