It is our goal to raise money by selling the luminary kits and then donate that money to a charity that is meaningful to our community and will better our world.
For 2017 we have chosen Cradles to Crayons and Harlem Lacrosse. Both charities help children in small and big ways. Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. We supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need.
Harlem Lacrosse’s mission is to empower the children who are most at risk for academic decline and dropout to rise above their challenges and reach their full potential. Harlem Lacrosse inspires children to dream about tomorrow while working hard on the field and in the classroom today. Harlem Lacrosse was co-founded by a CCHS graduate.
Both charities mean a lot to us because they help children early on and give them a better chance to succeed and believe in themselves.