Giving 365’s Holiday event has traditionally been known as our event of the year – perhaps because we’ve been doing it for over 10 years!! This event has always been known for the all hand decorated Christmas trees that Giving 365’s founder, Kim Kimpel does. She’s been known to decorate OVER 50 trees. Dr. Kim created this event out of her love for the holidays, the joy it brings to her and the guests and the desire to “give” 365 days a year. Hence the name was born. The event is usually scheduled the first two weekends in December and the public is invited to come view the trees, the village, enjoy holiday snacks (including Dr. Kim’s famous holiday punch) and nibble on loads of sweet treats!! The highlight of the event is of course having our very own Santa and Mrs. Clause. We ask that a donation or gift for a family in need is brought in the place of charging for admission. Because we fundraise throughout the year, we do offer several awesome opportunity drawings and we have a designated space for the little ones to make ornaments to hang on their own tree at home and we encourage them to hand make a card or ornament and leave it for a child in need. 2019 ushers in a new vision and mission for Giving 365 so we will be looking to make Giving 365’s Holiday Event more of a Community outreach event so look for details on where we will be and what will be happening and how you can help! Rest assured though…..wherever we are, Dr. Kim’s famous trees and Santa will follow!
February 2019 marked Giving 365’s very first “For the Love of Giving” event!! This event is a dinner dance fundraiser & our mission is to inform our guests about our vision at giving 365, what our upcoming year looks like, express our goals for the year and have a wonderful time together while doing it! As the name indicates, this event is about not only expressing love towards each other, our families and our friends but about the love of giving to those less fortunate and in need. This is a fun event, where we share a meal, provide entertainment for our supporters both old and new, offer opportunity drawings and dance the night away to live music!
During the year you will find GIVING 365 supporting other partnerships or collaborations with other organizations where both our missions are highlighted, and our clients and communities are benefited by our efforts and actions. Look for us in your area if you would like to volunteer or participate in our events. We can’t wait to meet you!