Thanks to the collective support and generosity of over 30 churches, businesses, organizations and individuals, The Bradley Center's Holiday Gift Drive and Santa's Secret Workshop provided joy and happiness to the children and youth entrusted to our care. Whether you helped to wrap gifts, set up an Angel Tag Tree, or hosted an open house to collect gifts, thank you for helping to impact the life of a child in a positive way this holiday season.
Thank you to the following for their help in making holiday memories:
||Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church
|American Association of University Women;
||Horror Realm/Hollywood Theater
||Peace & Happiness Quilt Club
| Church of the Nativity
|Crafton United Presbyterian Church
|Fox Chapel Country Day School
||Sts. John and Paul Catholic Parish
||The Early Learning Institute
|Heinz North America
|Holiday Inn Pittsburgh Airport
Special thanks also go out to:
- TMS for help wrapping gifts
- US Air Do Crew for wrapping gifts - their 10th year as fantastic elves
- Holiday Inn Pittsburgh Airport for hosting the gift drive for the third year
Also, amazing acts of caring went on throughout the city.
Kristen Bilby conducted a "shoe box drive" at Moon Area High School and filled boxes full of hygiene supplies, books, games, cards and special treats for each of the residents.
Brittany Ott who set up an Angel Tag Tree at Seton La Salle High School collected over 80 amazing gifts including games, sweatshirts, and bath and body supplies. Her mother, Stacey, is an employee of Bradley, and a wonderful ambassador to spreading the good work that goes on at our center.
Frank and Amanda Purpura hosted an Open House at their home and asked their friends and family to bring along a special gift for the Bradley residents.
The Vogel/Picinotti family donated over $1,000 to help fund reading books for all of the students in the Bradley School, continuing their tradition of donating to Bradley in lieu of exchanging gifts among their family.
Carnegie Mellon University office personnel who during their holiday party crafted handmade cards full of love for each resident.