Recently Kinship Partners hosted a Christmas party for the Kinship kids. One of the activities involved each of the children writing down his/her Christmas wishes.
Like all children, many of their wishes were for toys, games, etc. Some of the things wished for were a pingpong table, a bike, a skateboard, a race car, a cell phone, a DVD player, Bratz doll, a rabbit, hunting stuff, a TV, a goat and, of course, money.
However, many children wished for things that Santa might find hard to wrap in a package and leave under a tree. Let's see what some of these wishes were.
One child wanted a real Christmas tree. Another wanted good food. A third wanted one more Christmas with their mom. Yet another wished for everyone's dreams to come true. It was the wish of one child that his/her big sister would come home.
One child wrote the wish that all children would feel loved. World peace and the war in Iraq to be over was the wish of a number of children. Another little one wished that he/she could see his mom. And, as always, a number of children wished for a Kinship partner.
These are pretty unselfish wishes, wouldn't you say? Even though as you read this Christmas is past, and you are looking forward to the new year, it is not too late to make a child's Christmas wish come true. Kinship Partners has 40 boys and girls on our waiting list who would love to have an adult partner with whom to share special times.
Give Kinship Partners a call. We've got a child who would be a perfect match for you. Start the new year off right, "Be a Friend ... Be a Mentor."
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