Teacher's Post-Sandy Holiday Event For Staten Island

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Some Lyme moms have come together to make a generous teacher's idea come to life....a gesture that will help families devastated by Hurricane Sandy enjoy the holidays.

Lyme Consolidated teacher, Kim Strachan, along with her family, lost all of her treasured Christmas ornaments in a house fire when she was young.

After seeing the destruction in Staten Island, she realized the same thing must have happened to many families in our neighboring state.  For many of us, these mementos represent special times and traditions.

Now, on Sunday, local folks will be gathering to make ornaments and assemble starter kits for new holiday decorations for New York families.  Also, donations of gently used ornaments, lights and unwrapped toys will be accepted.

Sunday, December 9th
11am - 2pm
The Roastery at Ashlawn Farm

Strachan contacted the borough president in Staten Island and he is touched by the idea and eager to accept the donations.

If you want to take part in this lovely gesture or donate items on Sunday, click here to connect with the event's Facebook page and learn more information.

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