Eveline Rivers Christmas Project and Xcel partner for the 2013 toy run
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 01:58:50 GMT —
is' the season, and for a
local charity group that's helped thousands of children in the last three decades, its taken back its original name and at the same time, a new organizing sponsor.
President of the Board, Millie Bingham said,
ast year, we were just kind
going through a new transition, and took off a year, but
I went to Eveline and said, 'Eveline, I've had so many calls of why are we not doing this toy run, and I said, we're going to do it.'"
Bingham said X
Energy is also the project's new sponsor, and has already begun to make large donations to the project's cause.
cel also reached out to some of it out-of-town contractors, and now the group is receiving check
s from them as well.
spokesperson, Wes Reeves said
a lot of employees from the company already volunteer
with the project and that it was just a perfect match.
ou know when you miss a year, there is some fear of well y
know we may not ever get to do this again, because the community moves on
and other event
fill its place
." Reeves said.
o we wanted to get it back on the for
front of people
mind as an event you don't want to miss this time of year.
as for the funds
t is unbelievable what it does for the project because it allows us to take care of the kids