Stories tagged with: Adopt-a-Child

December 6, 2013 - 7:02pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

There are some children and teenagers in Muskingum County that won't open anything this Christmas, but you can help change that.

A local organization called Adopt-A-Child has been working hard since October to find donors willing to purchase Christmas gifts for children involved with Muskingum County's Children Services. Adopt-A-Child Chairman, Annie England, says so far 300 people have donated Christmas gifts to children through their organization, but says there are still at least 25...

December 7, 2012 - 6:27pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

It's not too late to help give a child a merry Christmas this year.

The Adopt-A-Child program provides Christmas gifts for children under protective service or in foster care in Muskingum County. Friday volunteers from the Adopt-A-Child committee met at Faith United Methodist Church in Zanesville and along with help from the Philo High School boys basketball team, filled a truck with gifts to be delivered just in time for Christmas.

"It is a very special organization. We...

December 13, 2011 - 12:09pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

39 children and adults from Starlight School were treated to a holiday party with a visit from Santa Claus and presents.

For the 24th year, Mid-East Career and Technology Centers Student Council sponsored an Adopt-A-Child party at the Starlight School in Zanesville. Mid-East Student Council Advisor, Sue Lake, says students participated in a visit to Starlight School in the beginning of December where the high school students were able to meet the adoptees.

"We average...

December 2, 2011 - 5:34pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

More than 100 children in protective homes and custody will receive gifts from the Adopt-A-Child Committee this Christmas...but more are still in need.

Last week we reported the Adopt-A-Child Committee for Muskingum County Children's Services had more than 70 children in need of gifts. On Friday Chairman Anne England was happy to announce that number has been reduced to only 25 children, but said the need is still there as more children may be added to the list.

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December 3, 2010 - 8:18pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

You can be the Santa who brings presents to underprivileged children this Christmas.

Through Childrens Services, community members are able to provide children in protective custody or foster care with gifts this holiday season. More than twenty volunteers gathered at Faith United Methodist Church Friday afternoon to help sort and wrap the presents. Chairman Amy Muchnok has been involved with the program for 15 years, and says bringing Christmas to children holds a special meaning....

December 3, 2010 - 8:10pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

By: Kim Tewalt

 

You can be the Santa who brings presents to underprivileged children this Christmas.

Through Childrens Services, community members are able to provide children in protective custody or foster care with gifts this holiday season. More than twenty volunteers gathered at Faith United Methodist Church Friday afternoon to help sort and wrap the presents. Chairman Amy Muchnok has been involves with the program for 15 years, and says...

December 9, 2009 - 1:43pm
5 years 16 weeks ago


Some local students are helping area children have a Merry Christmas.

The Zanesville Campus Student Coucil  sponsored it's 22nd Adopt-a-Child Chirstmas party. Students from Mid-East Career and Techonology Centers raised about $3,000 for the project through donations.


The students visited their adopted children at Starlight last week to meet and play with them and find out what they wanted for Christmas. Then the students went shopping and...

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