Housing Group and Union Team Up to Host a Holiday Party
for Underprivileged Brooklyn Kids
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
New York City- This Sunday, December 4th, 2011 Churches United For Fair Housing, Inc. (CUFFH) with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union #3 “A” Apprentices will host a Holiday party for hundreds of children from the Bushwick, Williamsburg & Bed-Stuy sections of Brooklyn, between the ages of 6-13 years old. The event is held at the Electrical Industry Center Auditorium located at 158-11 Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Avenue Flushing, NY 11365 from 12pm-4pm. It takes 2 days and more then a 100 volunteers to set up the auditorium from a meeting space to a winter wonderland.
We been involved with the Holiday Party for a few years now and it started with just a few kids from Williamsburg and now its turned into hundreds of children from Bushwick & Bed-Stuy as well. Last year, a kid wrote “Best Day Ever”, it’s a great feeling to be part of an event that helps the community we serve, said Rob Solano , Executive Director of Churches United For Fair Housing.
The event consist of games, a big free raffle surprise, DJ music, dance contest, arts & crafts, food, a visit from Sponge Bob Square Pants, a visit from Santa Clause and most of all a free wrapped present for each Child to take home.