Topics for "Holiday Programs"
PH-2950 Holiday Programs
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Programs that offer special assistance, services or special events during any of the yearly holidays in order to make the celebration of the season more enjoyable.
PH-2950.1000 Birthday Programs
Programs that provide cakes or cake mix, candles, wrapping paper, gifts or other items to help community residents celebrate a family member's birthday.
PH-2950.1500 Christmas Programs
Programs that sponsor seasonal activities and/or provide special assistance for low-income community residents in order to facilitate their ability to celebrate and enjoy the Christmas holidays.
PH-2950.1750 Easter Programs
Programs that offer special assistance, services or special events during Easter to make the celebration of the holiday more enjoyable.
PH-2950.2930 Hanukkah Programs
Programs that sponsor menorah lighting ceremonies, children's activities and other events that help the community enjoy and celebrate Hanukkah. Activities may include guest speakers, singing, games, traditional foods (potato latkes and jelly doughnuts) and the lighting of the first candle. Gifts may be provided for children. Hanukkah begins on the night of the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev, which usually falls in December.
PH-2950.2950 Holiday Adoption Programs
Programs that sponsor "Adopt-A-Family" programs during the holidays which match people who want to provide personalized holiday assistance (usually gifts, an invitation to a holiday meal or party or a food basket) with an older adult, an individual with a disability, a low-income family or others in their community who would be unable to celebrate and enjoy the holiday without the sponsor's generosity.
PH-2950.3000 Holiday Cash Grants
Programs that issue checks, cash, vouchers or gift cards to help low-income community residents purchase food, gifts or other resources that will enable them to celebrate and enjoy any of the annual holidays.
PH-2950.3200 Holiday Gifts/Toys
Programs, generally supported by donations from the community, that provide gifts such as clothing, toys and other items to help low income individuals and families, older adults, hospital patients and others celebrate any of the annual holidays.
PH-2950.7000 Ramadan Programs
Programs that offer baskets containing foods which are Halal (lawful) for consumption in the religion of Islam; or other forms of assistance to help Muslim residents of the community celebrate Ramadan, a holiday that commemorates the first revelation of the Koran to Muhammad. Ramadan is held during the ninth month of the Muslim year, and occurs during different seasons because of the lunar calendar.
PH-2950.8500 Thanksgiving Programs
Programs that provide assistance for low-income community residents to facilitate their ability to celebrate and enjoy Thanksgiving.