THE GIVING TREE ; Cross Lanes Branch Library Site for Holiday

By Calwell, Ben | Charleston Gazette Mail, December 7, 2016 | Go to article overview

THE GIVING TREE ; Cross Lanes Branch Library Site for Holiday


Calwell, Ben, Charleston Gazette Mail


bcalwell@cnpapers.com 304-348-5188

The warm lights of The Giving Tree beckon to those with hearts to help others, especially children, during the holiday season. The Giving Tree, an outreach program of Tyler Mountain/Cross Lanes Community Services, is inside the Cross Lanes Branch Library, where visitors can pluck a tag from its branches to provide gifts and clothes for a needy child.

Once they have shopped for their selected children -- identified only by first names and corresponding numbers -- patrons are to bring their packages back to the library by Dec. 14, said Julie Spiegler, Cross Lanes branch manager.

In years past, the now-closed Fruth Pharmacy in Cross Lanes hosted the Giving Tree.

"Fruth was always the home for it, but now that it's closed, they (TMCLCS) didn't have any place to keep it, Spiegler said, adding that she is delighted to have the tree set up in the library.

In conjunction with the Giving Tree, there are also a food drive and paper goods drive. The Cross Lanes Branch Library is also a drop- off point for that through the end of December. Patrons are urged to bring in a variety of nonperishable food items, such as canned vegetables, peanut butter, cereal and pastas, for the local food pantry. Paper products, such as toilet paper, are also needed.

Regarding the Giving Tree, each tag on its branches has the first name of a child and a corresponding number. To ensure privacy, the first names are not real. The children helped by the program are asked to list three toys they'd like for Christmas, and those appear on the tags. Their parents have also provided information on the tags about clothing sizes for their children.

Some of the children represented on the tree have siblings, and that's indicated by a letter following the number. …

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