Breckenridge Christmas Tree Village raised $62,729 in less than three weeks in its first year.
All funds raised will benefit adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities provided by Breckenridge Village, a nonprofit housing community for adults with mild or moderate intellectual or developmental disabilities. bring.
Following this year’s success, Breckenridge Village plans to make the Breckenridge Christmas Tree Village an annual tradition, sharing the spirit of Christmas with the community for a greater cause.
Chelsea Owens, Executive Director of Breckenridge Village, said: “We had staff working after hours and on weekends. From day one we were well taken care of by the volunteers. Each time we were reminded of the support and support of the community far beyond our small plot of land here.”
The Breckenridge Christmas Tree Village opened after Thanksgiving to welcome families from East Texas to what the organizers called a special “vacation destination.”
The village had 1,500 evergreen trees shipped straight from Oregon. The lot contained all Nordman and Noble firs of different heights, shapes, colors and price points.
The Breckenridge Christmas Tree Village was the first true Christmas destination in the East Texas area. Buying a Christmas tree was just one of his many options for families looking to celebrate the holiday season, along with entertainment, snacks, gift shops, and setups. for family photos.
Only two weeks after opening, the village has already raised a lot of money and decided to pay it forward by congratulating the community in return for their support.
Beginning December 11th, Breckenridge allowed East Texans to take home one fresh, high-quality evergreen, free of charge, until the tree runs out.
The trees were donated free of charge, but donations to Breckenridge Village were accepted, raising even more money for local non-profits.
Breckenridge Village would like to thank FirstDay Foundation and Atlas Base Camp for their time, expertise, generosity, logistics and other support in ensuring the success of Breckenridge Christmas Tree Village.