Jul 232018
 

On Sunday, July 22, 2018 children and volunteers gathered for a Back To School Shopping Spree in the Atlantic Terminal Target store.  Accompanied by an adult volunteer, the children had $60. each to shop for clothes and school supplies.  They had breakfast, provided by Target, and then gathered to color and have snacks after the spree.  The children had a wonderful experience, thanks to our sponsors and our awesome volunteers!

 

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May 082018
 

Make A Smile Foundation added two new Spring Fling Shopping Sprees this year…………..both hosted by Target stores, in Milltown, NJ on April 22nd and on May 6th in Manalapan, NJ.  Children from local schools, ages 4 through 8, went on a “shopping spree”chaperoned by adult volunteers.  Each child was given $60. to purchase new clothes, gifts and toys at the Target store.  Target provided breakfast and snacks and the children had lots of fun coloring before and after shopping.  Our volunteers and school personnel were awesome, as usual!  Kudos to our Volunteer Coordinators, Hollie Cerame (Milltown) and Laurie Kaminsky (Manalapan)!  

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SMILES GALORE!

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Dec 132017
 

We hosted two successful Holiday Party & Shopping Spree events:

On December 3rd nearly 50 children, ages 4 – 8,  attended the spree at the Milltown, NJ Target and had the opportunity to shop for toys and gifts.  Then they sang carols, had snacks and met Santa.  After Santa gave out gifts, the children got to take a photo with him.

36 children participated at the December 10th at the Manalapan, NJ Target.  This was a new spree that was sponsored by M&T Bank.

Please see below, from one of our voluteers, who is a kindergarten teacher:

“Thank you so much for including Freehold Boro in your foundation.  It was such an amazing day! All of us were full of smiles!!!! Teachers as well as students!! “

Randee Mandelbaum

 

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Oct 062017
 

MT logo color  THANK YOU FOR THE GRANT!  THIS WILL HELP PUT SMILES ON EVEN MORE FACES!  

 

 Target-Logo-target-2358262-999-226  WE ARE SO GRATEFUL TO THE TARGET CORPORATION FOR THEIR GRANT!

 

We expect to increase the number of children participating this year by nearly 80%, as a result of these generous grants!

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Sep 182017
 

After this event on September 9th, we received this email:

On behalf of the families of PS 12 please accept our heartfelt thank you for affording our children the exceptional opportunity of a shopping spree last Saturday.

The children were overjoyed and the parents expressed gratitude.

You were patient with us despite the setback with lateness, and you and your group of volunteers showed a level of care and professionalism that made it a delightful event.

 Thank you again.

Gladys Thom

Parent Coordinator

PS 12 Dr. Jacqueline Peek Davis Elementary School

“bridging the gap between home and school”