Mission Statement for Family & Children Services:
In partnership with our community, we empower families to achieve safety, permanence, and well-being for themselves and their children.
Note: The Boulder Community Housing Corporation (BCHC) serves as the umbrella agency for Family & Children Services Programs which include the Family-to-Family Holiday Gift Program.
This is Family-to-Family's 47th year! In that time, we have greatly advanced our philosophy on the best-possible practices in Human Services. Our agency's tag line, "Hope for the future, Help when you need it" symbolizes our efforts to place individual empowerment, family self-sufficiency and safety at the forefront of all our work. We are using every opportunity to form partnerships with individuals and families by giving them the primary voice in decisions affecting their lives. With that in mind, we are asking donors to make cash donations and provide vulnerable individuals and families an opportunity to have a full holiday experience by purchasing presents for their own family.
Heartfelt Thank -You Notes from 2020 Family-To-Family Recipients
I wanted to give you my most heartfelt thanks for your kindness and generosity. I cannot share enough about the joy it bought me to be able to go Christmas shopping for my children. Please know the huge difference you made in our holiday season. Thank you so much!
Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Thank you so very much. It is just myself and my daughter. I do not make much so this ensures that I can actually get her gifts for Christmas. So thank you so much. You have no idea how much this helps. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
I am so grateful for you. I will never meet you, you will never know who I am or my kiddos. But because of you, they will have presents under the tree. May your life and those you love be blessed beyond measure. I hope that you and yours have a wonderful, happy holiday season! Love, ... a completed stranger.
Thank you! It is really hard these days to keep up with daily & monthly living expenses, and with the kids being out of school, and all the other COVID-19 related issues, it is pretty rough to say the least. I just lost my job because of COVID-19, and just before that became the kinship guardian of four kids age 11, 14, 15 & 17. I/we appreciate all the help given. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. The children will have something this holiday season, something that we could not provide.
Bienaventurados sean los corazones generosos que camparten lo que teinen con los demás.
I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. Its been rough with my son passing a year ago, raising my grandkids and then COVID. I wish you and your family a very blessed Christmas and New Year.
Our family would like to thank you for helping make the holidays brighter. It has been a tough year for everyone and it is people like you that help things seem better. Happy Holidays from our Family to your Family.
We would like to thank you for all the help. Now I know my kids will have something on Christmas. From the bottom of my heart and my families hearts we want to thank you.
Thank you for the holiday gift cards! They were very much appreciated. My husband and I are both full time students. The gift cards let us get special things for the baby (almost 17 months now). We're hopeful to finish school soon and be able to pay it forward.
Thank you so much for your generous donation. May God bless your generosity and multiply it 10 times over. My children are forever grateful. Thank you.
Heartfelt Thank -You Notes from 2019 Family-To-Family Recipients
From Our Family to Yours,
I want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your kind generosity. You've truly made our holidays more special. It's families like yours that make this world a better place. Thank You.
Thank you so much for donating these gift cards so I can buy presents for my kids. I left an abusive husband and am rebuilding a life for me and my children. Thank you and God bless you.
Thank you so much for making my holiday. Without people like you, I couldn't get through my family holiday. You made my holiday special for my grandma. Thank you so much. You will never know what that means to me.
Thank you for your kindness and generosity. Our family has endured a tough and trying year. We were at the point of not being able to pay rent. We knew that gifts for our kiddo was not an option and I've lost sleep wondering what I would say to him on that morning when he came down the stairs to find nothing under the tree. Because of you I won't have to see the hurt in his eyes. Thank you. You have made a difference in our lives.
Muchas gracías por ayudar a mí familia por hacer feliz a mis hijas.
Thank you so much for your kindness. This will be our first Christmas in two years in our new home after battling homelessness and escaping unsafe living arrangements prior to that. You are the light in a world that is sometimes dark. And for that we love you!
Thank You! I have been sick and cannot work like I have! You saved my son's Christmas. Thank you!
Thank you for your generosity and kindness to my family and others. This has been a really tough year for us. Thank you for making our Christmas better for our children. I hope to pay it forward one day and help a needy family.
Thank you so much! As a mother of two who is striving to work and rise above my circumstances, your help is giving me hope and encouragement to keep going. It helps to get this support during the holidays. Allowing me to see that everything is ok! Thank you!
This is such a blessing to our family. Thank for making this possible for my family. There are rewards coming full circle to you for your selflessness and giving.
Thank you for supporting the community and making things a lot brighter for those who need it the most. Happy Holidays!