A BUCKET-FULL CHRISTMAS! Smiles and tears of joy.

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A shopping trolley full of foodWe rushed from one supermarket to the next, from one family to another carrying good news! Smiles and tears of joy flowed freely.  One family didn’t know what they were going to eat that day. TKW encounters families living in poverty and lack of basic needs most of their lives. But many of them received food buckets which will enable them to experience the true essence of Christmas season – sharing love in action, laughter and joy. You, our partners brought smiles and joy to families with a Bucket-Full of shopping!

 

 

Response from the families: “You are messengers of hope!”

 

Edwin w Emmanuel Kiprono's familyEmmanuel Kiprono’s father: “Thank you for making my son’s Christmas wishes comes true. My son slept with an empty stomach last night. There are no words to describe how grateful I am for everything you have done for my family. You have brought joy to us this Christmas. We’ll celebrate because someone cared enough to share. I send more love to your families than your hearts can contain.”

Martin Mwangi’s aunt…“I am humbled by the kindness of people who do not even know us. It leaves me with mixed feelings both happy and sad and wishing I was in the position of giving rather than on the receiving end.”

 

John with Stephen Karuga's familyStephen Karuga’s mother:”We have no words to express our gratitude. You are so kind and you put so much love and effort into the shopping. Everything looks like a dream. This is amazing! Thank you for giving us this memorable Christmas!”

 

 

 

 

Harrison with Wekesa's familyWekesa’s family:”There are no words to describe the feelings of gratitude upon receiving your gifts for my family. This blessing is overwhelming. This is just what our family needed. I was not expecting such love and kindness.”

 

 

 

 

 

Maggie with Stephen NJoroge's familyStephen Njoroge: “We will always remember your generosity. You are an inspiration for others to do good in the community. I hope one day we will be able to give back to other families in need. Thank again you for supporting us because you have saved my family when we had nothing!”

 

 

 

 

Maggie with Martin Kangethe's familyMartin Kangethe’s mother: “Without the kindness and warmth from of Angels like you, I can’t imagine what a sad Christmas my children would have. Thank you for your kindness in enabling me gives my children a chance to continue to believing in a God who provides.”

Joseph Kamau’s family:”My children and I appreciate the effort that you have made in this busy and often stressful time of the year. We appreciate not only the generous gifts but the time you taken to walk from the supermarket in order to do shopping for us.”

 

 

Mary with Antony's familyAnthony’s mother: “The thought of whether I would be able to make Christmas celebration happen was stressful. Thanks to all your thoughtful gifts, I thank God that that stress has been replaced with tears of joy. You have made a difference in our lives and I am eternally grateful. Your kindness has made all the difference. I thank God for you”

 

 

 

 

Harrison with Hilary's familyHilary’s family -“We are in shock for your generosity with all this shopping…. Honestly, I cannot put into words how grateful we are to you for reaching out to us this holiday season and making our Christmas a wonderful and memorable time. My husband and I had a difficult year financially and it would have been a sad Christmas for our three children.”

 

 

 

 

Celebrate, it’s Christmas.  Care to share, it’s a season of goodwill to all men.  TKW team brought good news with bucket-fulls of food that many of these families could only dream of.  Together we made their dreams come true!  “Thank you for giving us this memorable Christmas.” Said one family.