City Proclamations

* COVID-19 * has changed the way Christmas Sharing will work in 2021. Though our Collections will be mainly
virtual and our Distributions will be drive through, our focus remains – to make Christmas MORE JOYFUL for
our neighbors in need! Watch for 2021 Proclamations to be posted as we receive them.

City of Wheaton “Christmas Sharing Week” — 2021 Proclamation

From the office of the Mayor of the City of Wheaton comes the following proclamation . . .

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing, which began in 1969, is a community-based organization serving families within the boundaries of Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District #200; and

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing today serves over 700 families with the mission of making Christmas more joyful for those in need; and

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing this year will partner with Community Unit School District #200 and Northern Illinois Food Bank for food, gift cards, paper supplies, and cleaning supplies distribution to local families at Wellspring Alliance Church, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, and St. John’s Lutheran Church: and

NOW, THEREFORE, the City of Wheaton hereby proclaims December 10 and December 11, 2021 as “Christmas Sharing Weekend” in Wheaton, to bring awareness that contributions made during this season of giving will help make the holiday season merrier for families who are less fortunate.

DATED, this 6th day of December, 2021.

Philip J. Seuss, Mayor
Andrea Rosedale, City Clerk

City of Warrenville “Christmas Sharing Week” — 2021 Proclamation

From the office of the Mayor of the City of Warrenville comes the following proclamation . . .

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing, which began in 1969, is a community-based organization serving families within the boundaries of the Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District #200; and

WHEREAS, schools within District 200, churches, businesses, and other organizations collect funds and items for distribution to families in December; and

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing, which originally served seven families, has grown over the years and served nearly 600 families in 2020, 144 of them greeted by volunteers at the Warrenville site alone; and

WHEREAS, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the organization strives to serve families in the best and healthiest means possible; and

WHEREAS, collections will provide food and gift cards for the less fortunate;

NOW, THEREFORE  be it resolved that I, David L. Brummel, Mayor of the City of Warrenville, proclaim the week of December 5 -11, 2021, as “Christmas Sharing Week” in Warrenville, to bring awareness that contributions made during this season of giving will help make the holiday season merrier for families who are less fortunate.

GIVEN under my hand and seal of the City of Warrenville this 15th day of November, 2021.

David L. Brummel, Mayor