Bucks County au pairs spread holiday job
Au Pair Care au pairs gathered together once again to fill shoe boxes with supplies and toys to be sent to children in need outside of the United States through Operation Christmas Child.
Au pairs, host parents and their area directors, Joanne Donohoe and Michele Greenockle, donated many items that were used to fill their shoe boxes.
Many au pairs have never participated in a volunteer or charity projects and were touched by this event.
One au pair, Magdalena, from Poland, purchased items for her boxes with her host mom, Doris, and her little girl, Chloe.
“It makes me so happy to know that the children will receive these boxes filled with toys and love,” said Camila, who’s from Brazil and cares for the three boys of a local family.
Bianca and Itana, both care for four children and are both from Brazil. “We’re so excited to be doing this event, knowing how happy the children will be when they open their boxes filled with surprises,” they said.
Hannah and Julia, both from Germany, along with their host families, had enough items to fill five boxes.
“This is such a great activity to do with au pairs and our children, it teaches them to think of others and to give to those in need,” one host dad said.
Those who wish to donate shoe boxes filled with small toys for a child in need can drop their boxes off at the Doylestown Baptist Church during the week of Nov.18 to 23, between 6 to 8 p.m.
For information or to learn more of the au pair program, contact Donohoe at 215-348-4448.
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