Families still need to be 'adopted' for Christmas

The Redeem Project began helping 25 families with its “Hope for Christmas” program three years ago. Executive director Vicki Bullock expects this year’s program to help more than 350 families in 21 Missouri counties.

The agency’s “Hope for Christmas” allows community members, families or groups to adopt families for Christmas.

The Redeem Project is a faith-based nonprofit that offers information for community resources and collaborates with local churches, agencies, organizations and businesses to serve project participants. The agency also offers skills workshops, educational programs, tutoring and support groups. Services are free of charge.

Bullock said Cole and Callaway counties are the only two counties still needing families adopted for “Hope for Christmas.” Nearly 40 families are still on the adoption list.

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To learn more about the Redeem Project’s “Hope for Christmas” or to sign up to adopt a family, visit www.theredeemproject.org.

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