Charity

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Charity

While he has built many successful online businesses, Anthony Morrison wants to give back. That’s why he started Christmas for Kids, which is dedicated to helping underprivileged children to receive gifts on the most important day of the year. It’s a non-profit organization that doesn’t ask for any financial donations, because every single gift is paid for by Anthony and his companies.

The purpose of Christmas for Kids is to get young people involved in the process of giving back to the less fortunate, because Anthony believes that it can have a tremendous impact on their lives. If you live in the Madison/Ridgeland area, we want you to consider volunteering so you can shop for children during the Christmas holidays. If you have been blessed in your life, then they deserve your compassion. But most of all, they deserve your love.

The Start of Christmas for Kids

Anthony started Christmas for Kids because he had personal experience of how getting involved in the giving of others can impact a person’s life. The 2006 Christmas was a life-changing moment for Anthony, and talking about it today still brings a tear to his eye. He was walking down the local mall, and he saw that the Angel tree still had quite a few angels left – even though it was only a few days before Christmas.

Seeing that made him think deeply about what he could do to help those kids, which is what got him to ask about what would happen to children who didn’t have anyone buy them gifts. The answer he received shocked him. If they were lucky enough to get any toys at all, they would get leftovers that no one else wanted. Hearing that made him sick. So, he grabbed all the angels off the tree, and he went out to buy gifts for them. He soon realized that he couldn’t do all of it himself, so he called some of his friend who gave up their Friday night of going out to shop for kids that they never met.

Every single person who got involved that night said that it was the highlight of their Christmas for that year. Imagine four or five twenty-year-old guys shopping for 23 kids that they didn’t know. And while it was a crazy night, it was an amazing thing for Anthony to see. He saw how seriously they took the whole process, and he could see how particular his friends were as they went out to buy gifts. Not only did they make sure that each child got everything they wanted, but they were also able to throw in some extras.

Why You Need to Get Involved

Anthony believes that everyone should have the opportunity to give back, because he has been able to see how caring for someone else as you do for yourself and your family can change you forever. He started Christmas for Kids to give young people that chance, but he realizes that finances can be a stumbling block. If this is the case for you, then you need to understand that your time is just as valuable. Every single person who has gotten involved in this program got something positive from the experience, and Anthony hopes that Christmas for Kids will give people a chance to know what it feels like to help those who are in need.

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