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Adopt a Family program has 25 families on waiting list

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 The Adopt a Family program is sponsored by Head Start and Heart of West Michigan United Way's 2-1-1.  All families have been selected by caseworkers based on income and need requirements.

With Christmas just 17 days away, Heart of West Michigan United Way's holiday Adopt a Family program is still seeking groups, companies, and families willing to spread a little hope and cheer by adopting a family. 

Currently, there are still 25 low-income families on the waiting list.

Each family has at least one child in the Head Start program and has been nominated by a caseworker who is familiar with the family's needs. Gifts of food, clothing, and toys can make a huge impact on the family, especially the children, and show them that they live in a community that cares.

If your group is able to make this holiday truly special for a family, please contact Sherri Vainavicz as soon as possible at 616-752-8641.

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