ALTON – Freer Auto Body hold their Annual Cookies and Cocoa for Community Christmas Wednesday dusk and as usual, it was a vast success.
For a past 10 years a family has hosted their Cookies and Cocoa eventuality permitting a village to get a ambience of over 20 opposite kind of homemade cookies and make a concession for Community Christmas.
The emporium is already packaged with gifts and over 200 winter coats and Wednesday’s eventuality is certain to move in even more.
Margaret Freer, one of a co-owners of Freer Auto Body pronounced it was “a fun and conspicuous evening” Thursday with a annual Christmas event.
“Our friends, business and family never stop to dazzle me,” she said. “We collected $3,300 and tons of items. We had over 200 coats, boots, toys, blankets and more. We had good over 100 people stop by. The cookies were not unsatisfactory – a best ever. we am from a vast family so we was taught to always have plenty. We will be holding a leftover cookies to a Boys and Girls Club today. It was truly a smashing dusk and rest positive a needy in a area will have a splendid Christmas.”
Margaret Freer extended her deepest opinion to all that continue to support their any project.
“We save a raffle sellers ballots from Christmas in Jul and seller Jessica Bick was drawn to accept a Michael Kors purse,” Margaret said.
Tim Freer, boss and a co-owner of Freer Auto Body, pronounced typically they collect about 40 bikes to present this time of year, though this holiday deteriorate they motionless to brew it adult a bit. While some bikes have still been collected a emporium has motionless to present a new outpost to a Boys and Girls Club.
In further to Cookies and Cocoa any year Freer Auto Body also hosts their annual Christmas in Jul messy joe lunch that lifted $40,000 this year.
Taylor and Lily Freer, who prepare and horde both Community Christmas events during a shop, pronounced they suffer baking and giving behind though nothing of this could be finished though donations from everybody in a community.
“We horde it, though it’s a village that unequivocally does it,” Taylor said.
Donation boxes for Community Christmas will be collected on Thursday, Dec 7. A full list of concession locations can be found during www.helpingpeople.org.