Dear community patron,

As we begin the Christmas Season, the most joyous holiday of the year, we would like to invite you to look around and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season. Everywhere you look people are rejoicing ... rejoicing that we live in a community like Mineral Wells where we all work together for the common good.

One of the sad facts however is that not all of our children will have gifts under the Christmas tree. We are working to alleviate some of the poverty in our midst.

Tommy’s Angel Tree began several years ago by Mineral Wells Volunteer Firefighter and Mineral Wells Police Sgt. Tommy Parker. Tommy would purchase gifts for needy children and deliver them. Tommy wall killed in 1992 fighting a house fire in Mineral Wells. His memory lives on in the eyes of each child who wakes up on Christmas morning to find gifts under the tree. Thanks to the generosity of the citizens of Mineral Wells who support Tommy’s Angel Tree.

Tommy’s Angel Tree is a community project. It is not a Fire Department project. It is with community involvement that makes this program a success! You can find Angels at Brazos Factory Outlet, Wal-Mart, Community Bank and Bealls.

Shop for the angels and return them to the Mineral Wells fire station, 212 South Oak Avenue. Gifts must be turned in by December 14th so that they can be wrapped and delivered on Saturday, December 21st. We invite you to be at the Steve Perdue Training Center, 300 South Oak Avenue, at 8 a.m.. on Saturday, December 21st, to participate in the joy of delivering the gifts.

The unfortunate fact is that all the Angels will not be selected from the trees. You may wish to make a donation so that the Angels that are not selected will still receive gifts. Monetary donations may be sent to Tommy’s Angel Tree, P.O. 832, Mineral Wells, TX. 76068.

Mineral Wells is a caring community. We evidence this by the tremendous outpouring of love that occurs each and every time there is a worthy project. Angel Tree is another of the many worthwhile projects that the citizens of Mineral wells so graciously support with their time, talents, donations.

We know that we can count on you. For information on the Angel Tree you may contact Connie at 940-325-7105. Please leave a message and your call will be returned.

Sincerely,

The Angel Tree Guardians

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