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Shopping Sprees For One Dollar

11:59 PM, Dec 15, 2012   |    comments
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Greensboro-- The Triad Christmas Store was open for business, Saturday at the West Market Street United Methodist Church in Greensboro.

400 families got to browse though table after table of new items to make sure their children, many of them in Title I schools would have a Christmas to remember. 

In all 11 hundred children will have a brighter Christmas because of this Interfaith effort.  29 churches team up with local businesses to make this happen.

That was good news for Keisha Slade.

" I just moved here 5 months ago so I didn't know this was going to happen all I can say is God is Good and I thank God for this. "

Organizers say it was a way to let people in need shop with dignity.

it does help them provide Christmas for their children but it does so in a way

" It does so in a way that gives them dignity and empowers them to be gift givers themselves, because it gives them selection and choice."

Executive Director Elizabeth Montgomery says that families could fill their needs for just a dollar.

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