Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
The Manteca Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Advisory Commission in cooperation with the Manteca Unified School District’s Transportation Department and the Silver Barons MC sponsored the Stuff the Bus “For Kids’ Sake” event and the Christmas Party “For Kids’ Sake “and provided families in our community with Christmas gifts, jackets, food baskets and 300 holiday meals at the Christmas party. Close to 1,300 children benefited from this program.
We would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincerest gratitude to the following: Major Sponsors and Supporters of the event: Manteca Wal-Mart, Trips and Tours Committee Members, The Jeff Burkhardt Foundation, Manteca Senior Advisory Committee, Pastor Mark Bell of First Christian Church, Bob Raymus, Ron Laffranchi, RDO Equipment Co., Tesla Company, Thrive Church, Manteca Police Chief Foundation, Delicato Winery, Manteca Police Officers Association, Central Valley Association of Realtors, The Lost Riders MC, East Union Basketball team, East Union Leadership class, East Union FFA, East Union Cheerleaders, Sierra High School Leadership, Raymond Handling Concepts, Old Navy Managers, Staff of Great Valley School in Weston Ranch, Curzon Transportation, Trigo Industries, Momma T’s Custom Creations, Vengeful Saints MC, Community Development Dept., Hi-Five Nutrition, Binford’s Custom Cycle, Second Harvest Food Bank, Eagle’s Nest Harley Davidson, Manteca Fire Department , Girl Scout Troop #726 and Reflections Photography.
Thank you to the Manteca Parks and Recreation staff and volunteers and the MUSD bus drivers for serving at Christmas Party.
Thank you to community members who donated toys, food, coats blankets, pillows, gift cards and monetary donations to our Stuff the Bus events, without you this project would not have been a reality. Also thank you to those in the community that helped prepare gifts, serve at the party and delivered gifts to the families.
A special thank you to the Trips and Tours Committee and the Spaghetti Dinner Crew from the Senior Center, who prepared, cooked, served and provided clean up at the Christmas Party.
Thank you to the entire Manteca City Council, City Staff and the MUSD School Board for their support of this program.
For Kids’ Sake Committee Members