LENDING A HAND—Children’s Sickle Cell Foundation executive director, Andrea Williams, second from right, is surrounded by members of the Pittsburgh Chapter Pinochle Bugs Social and Civic Club Inc. Volunteers are Sharon Smith, Patricia Coleman, Emma Johnson, Natlie Joy Mays and Marsha Clay. (Photos by Diane Daniels)
The Children’s Sickle Cell Foundation hosted its annual Season2Give Program Saturday, December 21 at the Children’s Institute. Hundreds of volunteers including Mayor Elect Bill Peduto participated in the program that supports families with children with Sickle Cell by giving the children and their siblings gifts.
YOU BRING ME JOY—Shelia Greene, the owner of Angels with Wings Travel Agency located in Monroeville Mall made hundreds of children happy as she presented them with wrapped Christmas gifts.
A strong believer in contributing a portion of the proceeds from her travel agency, Angels with Wings to charitable organizations that help children, owner Shelia Greene, Friday Dec. 20 hosted a Christmas toy give away for children. Surprising shoppers, over 100 children ranging in age from babies to eight year old received wrapped gifts.
Located in Monroeville Mall on the lower level near Macy’s, Greene says Angels with Wings personal touches, paying attention to detail and dedication to finding her customers the best deals is what makes her different.
In April, during Easter, Angels with Wings is sponsoring a gospel concert featuring Martha Munizzi and Israel Houghton. The event is a fundraiser for Children’s Hospital.