City Proclamations

 

* COVID-19 * has changed the way Christmas Sharing will work in 2020. 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 2020 Proclamations to be posted as we receive them.

City of Wheaton “Christmas Sharing Week” — 2019 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 900 families with the mission of making Christmas more joyful for those in need; and

WHEREAS, schools within Community Unit School District #200, scout and youth groups, businesses and other organizations collect toys, clothing and food during the year for distribution in December each year.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Philip J. Seuss, Mayor, together with the City Council do hereby proclaim December 8 through December 14, 2019 as “Christmas Sharing Week” 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 18th day of November, 2019.

Philip J. Seuss, Mayor
Sharon Barrett-Hagen, City Clerk

City of Warrenville “Christmas Sharing Week” — 2018 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 Community Unit School District #200; and

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing, which originally served seven families, has grown over the years and served 880 families in 2017; and

WHEREAS, the economy continues to fluctuate, and the effort to make Christmas a little more joyful for those in need is still present in 2018; and

WHEREAS, eight churches, 20 public schools, local businesses, and other organizations collect toys, clothing, gift cards, and food for distribution in December, and

NOW, THEREFORE  I, David L. Brummel, Mayor of the City of Warrenville, do hereby proclaim December 2 to December 8, 2018, 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 19th day of November, 2018.

David L. Brummel, Mayor