Greenbriar Children’s Center will open its annual Holiday Gift Wrap Center at Oglethorpe Mall, 7804 Abercorn Extension, in the Macy’s Department Store court on Friday, Dec. 2. The festivities kick off at 3 p.m. with a grand opening ceremony, and wrapping officially gets under way at 5 p.m.
Greenbriar’s Gift Wrap Center is an annual fundraiser to help support the organization’s mission to provide childcare, residential and family counseling services which lead to the healthy development of children and young adults and to the strengthening of families. Prices for gift wrapping range from $3 upwards per parcel and all funds raised will help meet the needs of young people in need of assistance this holiday season.
Members of the community are asked to consider supporting Greenbriar’s work not only by choosing to have their gifts wrapped by volunteers but also by volunteering to become a gift wrapper this holiday season. Gift-wrap training will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at Greenbriar, 3709 Hopkins St. Participants can sign up for a shift by going to www.greenbriarchildrenscenter. wufoo.com/forms/pbqd6ad- 0fx15g9
Individual and corporate sponsors are also urgently needed. The following sponsorship levels are available: The ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’ package includes prominent logo recognition in all publicity and advertising, link to your website, appearance at the grand opening.
Prominent signage at the Oglethorpe Mall, as well as free gift wrapping and a certificate for the employee who volunteers the most hours at the Gift Wrap Center for $1,500. The ‘Jingle Bells’ package includes prominent logo recognition in all publicity and advertising, link to your website, and prominent signage at the Oglethorpe Mall for $1,000. The ‘Rudolph the Red- Nosed Reindeer’ package includes logo recognition in all publicity and advertising and a link to your website. The final package available, ‘Frosty the Snowman,’ includes logo recognition in all publicity and advertising for $500.
Members First Credit Union and Georgia Power are proud Greenbriar sponsors. To learn more about becoming a sponsor, please go to www.greenbriarchildrenscenter.org/ images/ stories/ 2016_ sponsorship_ opportunities. pdf
“We are very excited about this year’s Gift Wrap Center and the support we receive from the community,” Greenbriar Executive Director Gena Taylor said. “This is such a great way to support our cause of nurturing children and strengthening families. We couldn’t do the work that we do without members of the community coming together to invest in the future of Greenbriar.” To learn more about Greenbriar or view the gift wrap center’s hours, please visit www.greenbriarchildrenscenter.org or call 912-234- 3431.