Volunteers will spend the next week wrapping gifts and making final preparations for this year's Giving Tree. Local families enrolled in the program are expected to receive these gifts Dec. 19.
With a week left to finish their yearly preparations, representatives with the Giving Tree effort reminded people that the gifts they purchased for the program are due today, Dec. 12.
A yearly effort aimed at providing a helping hand to financially strapped families in the local area, the Giving Tree will directly help 432 children ranging from newborns to those up to age 14.
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