Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Saturday, December 5, 2009
Toys were boxed up and are now ready for delivery to organizations in the Rapid City area with plenty of time for personnel in red Santa hats to pack up and prepare them for Christmas giving! Toys were delivered to the Black Hills Habitat for Humanity on Saturday. Toys were delivered to the Sioux Falls area Needs Free organization on Saturday morning as well. Toys will be delivered to the Airmen Readiness Center, The Club for Boys, WAVI, and Benji's House on Monday. The remaining toys will be delivered to Youth and Family Services on Wednesday. These toys will go to over 600 children in the YFS program from ages newborn to 5 years old in Black Hills locations as far north as Spearfish and as far south as Edgemont.
Many thanks to all who worked so diligently over the past year and especially over the last six weeks to complete over 1200 toys to give to underpriviledged children in South Dakota.
Click here http://www.sdwoodworker.org/ to learn more about the Rapid City Woodworkers Assocation.
Thursday, December 3, 2009
This past week we have been preparing for the big event on Saturday - the day we distribute all the toys we have been building since January 2009. Because the temperature dropped into the teens on Wednesday, we relocated the spraying efforts from the backyard "green house" to Wilkinson Custom Cabinets in Black Hawk spray booth to finish the last items. We then set up the RCWA Shop with a line of toys to be ready to easily pack up the Christmas boxes with the appropriate toys for the appropriate receivers. Thursday afternoon we contacted each organization to set up a delivery time on Monday Dec 7, 2009.