Joyful Angels will conduct the Silent Santa Program again this year. Applications are now available at Sullivan’s in Gillespie, TJ’s in Benld and the Benld Public Library. To be eligible for assistance children must be enrolled and residing in the Community Unit 7 (Gillespie) School District.
The program is open to newborns to students in their senior year of high school. The deadline to return applications is November 14.
Joyful Angels is a not-for-profit group that is raising money to purchase and offer toys to those children who will be in need this year. All of the money stays in the Gillespie School District. Any monetary donations made by individuals or businesses will be greatly appreciated. Checks can be made payable to Joyful Angels and mailed to United Community Bank, 301 North Macoupin Street, Gillespie, IL 62033.
Please call 217-371-4125 if you have any questions about the program or would like more information.