It is important to us that all of our children get the opportunity to celebrate holidays as if they were in a regular home. We couldn’t do this without the support of our donors and volunteers.
Sponsor a Party
To help make each holiday memorable, we try to have a corresponding party for our 42 children. To sponsor a party, we ask our donors to bring food for our children and staff and plan a fun activity. We would be more than happy to assist you with the party planning.
If you would like to sponsor a party, please contact Cat Pace at CPace@WhaleyChildren.org or 810-234-3603.
We also like to make sure our children have everything they need for each holiday. Below is a list of items we need to make a child’s holiday extra special.
New Year’s Eve
Valentines (32 per child)
Egg dying kits
Easter meal supplies
St. Patrick’s Day
Fourth of July
Food for a BBQ
Participate in Trunk or Treat
Christmas in July
Each year we have Christmas in July to help our children get everything they need for a fun summer. We have a sponsor a child program, to ensure that every child has a Christmas in July they will never forget.
We ask that you provide:
- One or two items from the child’s wish list
- Summer outfit
- Pair of sandals
- Beach towel
- Bathing suit
- Bug spray
- $50 for a summer activity such as Michigan’s Adventure, water parks or field trips
There are a variety of ways to participate at the Center around Christmas. You can do a toy drive, host a party, donate gift cards, or sponsor a child.
Each year we ask that a child’s Christmas sponsor provides:
- 3 items from the child’ wish list
- 2 items from the child’s clothing list
- A pair of shoes
- A set of pajamas
To sponsor a child, please contact Cat Pace at CPace@WhaleyChildren.org or 810-234-3603.