Christmas Tree Elegance 2020 is VIRTUAL!

Whether you are “In a Bubble”, “In a Pod”, or “Home For the Holidays”, you can still eat, drink and be merry this year while contributing to Making Spirits Bright, Valle Monte League’s 53rd Christmas Tree Elegance Fundraiser to provide critical funds for our community’s mental health agencies.  During this unprecedented time, the need for mental health services is greater than ever.  Centre for Living with Dying,  Family and Children Services, and Hearts & Minds Activity Center are counting on our continued support.  We hope you share in our enthusiasm to support essential agencies that provide and promote better mental health services in the community.

Please consider donating what you may have spent attending a previous Christmas Tree Elegance Event.  As donation of $100 can provide critical counseling support to individuals in need.  View the impact of your donation Any amount you can give will help!

Help us reach our goal of $200,000!
Raised as of February 12, 2021

Shop for Good Dec 11 & 12

Looking for a  great opportunity to finish up any last minute holiday shopping or treat yourself to some new baubles all while knowing you’re helping our cause to raise those critical funds needed for our charities this year?  Mark your calendars – Friday, Dec. 11 through the end of Saturday, Dec. 12, Kendra Scott will donate 20% to Valle Monte League for ALL online and in-store purchases using the special promo code GIVEBACK-0I6Y .

@vallemonteleague – see beautifully decorated trees

One of the time honored traditions of Christmas Tree Elegance has always been our beautifully decorated trees.  Help us continue this tradition this year by posting pictures on Facebook and Instagram of your trees and home decorations.   Please tag your Instagram images with @vallemonteleague or send us your pictures so that we can share them on Valle Monte League’s social media accounts.

Appreciation Giveaway for a Lucky 2020 Donor

In appreciation of our donors,  Making Spirits Bright is giving away the 2020 President’s Tree to a lucky 2020 Virtual Christmas Tree Elegance donor.  All donations received before midnight on December 5th will be eligible for the appreciation giveaway.  For more information about this year’s President’s Tree, Home for the Holidays, and how to win please click below.

Did You Know…

Did you know a $100 donation can provide a support group session for domestic violence survivors, youth grief counseling, or 5 hours of tele-support for care givers of dementia patients?   Please take a look at the list below to see how your donation can have a positive impact on lives of people in your community.

Centre for Living With Dying

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$125 – Can give an individual youth grief counseling for four sessions

$250 – Will provide 2 Critical Incident Responses to a school, agency or institution in the aftermath of a traumatic incident

$500 – Will provide a family of four a 9 week series of Healing Heart Group Support

$1000 – Will provide 2 eight hour education/training for teachers, parents and caregivers on how to support children and youth in grief and crisis in an affirming way.

Family & Children Services

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$100 – Funds a support group session for survivors of domestic violence

$250 – Funds individual counseling and parent coaching services, so a youth struggling with anxiety can recover and grow

$500 – Helps to provide comprehensive mental health support, including psychiatric care, for a parent recovering from a mental health crisis

$1,000 – Funds support groups for children who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing, providing opportunities to build resilience, interpersonal skills, and confidence

Hearts & Minds Activity Center

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$100 – Provides 5 hours of telesupport for family caregivers supporting someone with dementia during the pandemic.

$250 – Provides one support group session for up to 12 family caregivers supporting someone with dementia.

$550 – Provides one day of dementia specific virtual activities for up to 20 clients and family caregivers living with dementia.