Red Tub Day
One Day, Two Gifts | December 14, 2019
Memphis area partners join together to host a Christmas party for children in foster care, their families, and social workers. The day includes pictures with Santa, sleigh rides, a petting zoo, lunch, crafts, games and culminates with each child in foster care receiving red tub filled with items off a personalized wish list. The gifts are a tangible way to show the children they are celebrated and valued while also supporting the foster families during the holiday season.
Red Tub Day meets the holiday desires of children in foster care and supports therapeutic healing all year long. Your $250 gift supports families in two ways. The first $125 goes towards filling the red tub to the brim with requested Christmas gifts for each child. The second $125 goes to support Memphis Family Connection Center which provides excellent, low to no cost health services for Memphis area foster and adoptive families throughout the whole year.
You, your business or your church can become an official sponsor of Red Tub Day. Sponsors receive prominent placement as an important partner, and have opportunities to engage staff in the project. Sponsorships ensure every child receives a tub, offsets costs of the event and provides much needed funding for Memphis Family Connection Center. Click the “Give the Gift of Christmas” button above to give online, or call us at 901-614-1902 for more information.
Thank you to our sponsors:
In 2010 we asked the Shelby County TN Department of Children Services: “What can we do for you?” They said, “We have nearly 30 kids who need Christmas.” We gathered up a bunch of Red Sterilite Tubs and asked people to pitch in. ‘Red Tub Day’ was born. In 2016 through individuals, churches and businesses, the Memphis Family Connection Center (MFCC) was able to provide over 500 Red Tubs for children at risk and in foster care. As part of Red Tub Day, MFCC in partnership with White Station Church of Christ hosts a special day where the children come to receive a specific Red Tub that was matched to them. During the party, we have face painting, crafts, games, basketball, a petting zoo, pizza party, sleigh rides and (of course!) pictures with Santa.
Memphis Family Connection Center provides connection based, trauma informed care to the foster, adoptive and special needs community. The team at MFCC operates collaboratively, and views abiding relationship as primary in building healthy families and healthy homes.
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