Miami HEAT guard Ray Allen will team up with Miami Rescue Mission and Chapman Partnership to provide children in need of a holiday boost with gifts this Sunday afternoon (Dec. 23rd) at the Dadeland Mall. Those who participate will have the opportunity to meet Ray and get his autograph.
A Giving Tree with 420 ornaments will be set up in the mall at 7AM in the morning till the rest of the day. Each ornament will have a wish list item printed on it and shoppers who pick an ornament will have the opportunity to buy the gift for the child. 180 wish items will come from children at the Miami Rescue Mission and 240 wish items will come from children at Chapman Partnership. Gifts begin at $10.
Miami Rescue Mission and Chapman Partnership will work with their centers to include children in the most need of a holiday boost from all over the area.
As part of the season of giving, Allen will be on hand from 3:00 – 5:00 pm to sign an autograph as a thank you for each gift purchased.