Spreading Holiday Cheer by Volunteering

Greater Boston Sickle Cell Disease Association, Inc (GBSCDA) in partnership with M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge presents Annual Holiday Party For Children with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)

DATE: Saturday, December 14, 2013 TIME: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

PLACE: Prince Hall Grand Lodge 24 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02121

During the holiday season, it can be very stressful for patients who suffer from (SCD). Many are often hospitalized due to the cold weather, which can trigger sickle cell crises. GBSCDA's goal, as always, is to bring good cheer and happiness to patients and families affected by SCD.

This will be a fun time with live performances and lots of activities for children including:

Dancing

Singing

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Hearts and Noses Hospital Clown Troupe

Volunteers are needed to help make this event a very special time for the children.

Volunteer Roles:

1) Pick Up Food & Set Up

from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM

2) Registration, Assist with Activities, Servers, Runners

from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM

3) Santa's Helpers, Servers, Clean Up

from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM

Volunteers are also needed to wrap gifts on

December 12th and 13th.

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to register a child

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  • Tonya

    Dear Volunteers
    THANK YOU for your tireless contributions to our cause, please accept our deepest gratitude for volunteering your time at the Greater Boston Sickle Cell Disease Association's Annual Christmas Party on Saturday, December 14, 2013. You undoubtedly helped us to exceed our expectations this year by bringing a new level of fun, excitement and enthusiasm to the event and made it a special time for the children. We want to especially acknowledge each one of you with a personal round of applause for helping out with gift wrapping, picking up food, registration, set up, serving, assisting with activities and cleaning up. Words cannot express how indebted we are to have your support, because we know the key to our success rest in people like you. And for this, we will remain forever grateful. As we prepare for the New Year ahead, we wish you and your families the very best this holiday season and look forward to working with you in 2014!
    Warmest Wishes,
    Jacqueline M. Haley
    GBSCDA

    December 19, 2013

  • Marie G.

    I didn't get to see any of you guys. I went early to help set up and pick up food. I was happy to help and make the kids' day a little merrier. Happy y'all enjoyed yourself.

    1 · December 14, 2013

  • Ash

    It was a great joy to partipate in this event and am grateful to Tonya for the opportunity to be part of it!

    1 · December 14, 2013

  • Kay

    I do wish I was able to see everybody from this meet up group. Maybe next time

    1 · December 14, 2013

  • Kay

    I had so much fun with the children. They brought joy to me today. I really appreciate everybody who volunteer today. Tonya let me know when this event will happen again.

    1 · December 14, 2013

  • jessie b

    My little sister and I enjoyed helping out. The children appeared to be enjoying all the fun activities.

    1 · December 14, 2013

  • KG G.

    If someone wants to take my place, I don't drive very well in the snow or rain.

    December 14, 2013

    • KG G.

      I'm on for 2-5pm

      December 14, 2013

  • Ash

    I called and was told that there were enough volunteers so unfortunately I won't be part of this :(

    December 13, 2013

    • KG G.

      Ash you can have my spot. The driving in the snow, is very scary for me. But if not I will show up.

      December 14, 2013

    • KG G.

      I am on for 2-5pm

      December 14, 2013

  • KG G.

    Sorry, I needed to find a babysitter. I'm all set with Jackie for 2-5pm.

    1 · December 11, 2013

  • Tonya

    Thank you Quiana and Kay for joining the Onyxbird volunteer crew for the Greater Boston Sickle Cell Disease Children's Holiday Party this Saturday December 14th.
    Jackie Haley, ED of GBSCDA is very happy we are supporting GBSCDA in this way.
    Reminder all who volunteer MUST please call[masked] or email [masked] with your name, contact information as well as volunteer role and hours.
    The more of us will make for a merrier time.

    December 11, 2013

  • Tonya

    How nice of Ash, Marie, Jessie and her guest to give of their time and good cheer to help out at the Greater Boston Sickle Cell Disease Children Holiday Party this Saturday December 14th.
    Anyone else who is available to volunteer, please call[masked] or email [masked] with your name, contact information as well as volunteer role and hours.
    The more of us will make for a merrier time.

    December 8, 2013

  • KG G.

    I had to cancel. Have fun ladies.

    December 7, 2013

  • Marie G.

    Count me in. That is such a wonderful way to make a child's holiday a little merrier this season.

    1 · December 2, 2013

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