Published December 17, 2017
AKWESASNE – On Tsiothóhra/December 15th, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Human Resources Department made their annual contribution of children’s toys for this year’s Angel Tree. The Angel Tree is an annual event coordinated by the Social Services Division that collects gifts for children who are in one of their programs: Preventive Services, Foster Care, Child Protective Services, Intensive Preventive Program, Akwesasne Group Home, or the Three Sisters Program. In advance of their donation, Human Resources staff held their Annual Holiday Breakfast Burrito Sale to raise funds for purchasing gifts that will help bring joy to children this holiday season. On behalf of the children and families served by the Social Services Division and the Human Resources Department, Niawen:kówa (Thank you very much) to Agriculture Program Manager Wally Ransom for donating Mother Earth Eggs and to everyone that purchased a burrito or donated a children’s gift. Pictured above are (from left): Tim Basenfelder (HR), Brianna Tarbell (HR), Margaret Jacobs (HR), Stacey Holcomb (HR), Chloe Cebek (DSS), Krystal Phillips (DSS), Jade White (DSS) and Patricia Herne (HR).