Homerooms will play angel for needy children

Mackenzie Hora, Staff Writer

Christmas time is approaching and the Greeley West Key Club is out to make a difference. They are holding an Angel Tree program to bring gifts to children who are in need. Many children go without gifts during this season simply because they cannot afford it. West is changing this by giving willing homerooms a child to purchase presents for.

Angel tree is a program where people can sponsor a child in need. Once a child in need is registered, their name, gender, age and gift requests are written on an ornament.  The Salvation Army sends the ornaments out to anyone who is willing to help. For the participating homerooms, they will receive their child once they inform Ms. Kim Fisher, the Key Club adviser.

“These are all local Greeley kids who are impoverished who deserve a Christmas too,” said Key Club president Rosa Carmona.

Key club is asking for clothes, toys and if possible, the special gift the child requested. These gifts may range from nerf guns to board games to hammocks depending how old the child is.  However, clothing may be the most important gift during the winter season. This can be made possible by either purchasing small items individually or raising the money as a class to afford something special.