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By Hannah Romero
Staff Writer 

Angel Tree and Giving Tree programs give Christmas joy for Green River's seniors


December 2, 2021

Hannah Romero

Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and the Villa staff member Kelly Williams puts the star on top of the Angel Tree as Heidi Penfold decorates the tree with the angels that list residents' Christmas wishes.

When it comes to Christmas, the spirit of generosity extends throughout the community, but a few organizations put in extra effort to make sure one group isn't forgotten - Green River's senior citizens.

To make sure seniors can experience the joy of Christmas, Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and the Villa and Golden Hour Senior Center both host giving tree programs each year.

The Mission at Castle Rock giving tree program is known as the "Angel Tree," named after the angel-shaped paper cutouts listing the residents' Christmas wishes that are used to decorate a Christmas tree...

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