year again, on December
20, 2015, Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge's
Brethren and ladies gathered, as they enjoy doing each year, to
once again put together, for delivery, the food and gifts that
generously donated to help six families in need of assistance have a
Christmas that they may not have had otherwise. This year there
were three families that needed help that were chosen by our partner in
education, Sequoia Elementary
School. And also this year, three families from Henry High School
were chosen who were identified and truly in need... Worshipful
Jim Achenbach, PM, organizes this event
year and does such a wonderful job. It is Hackett's way of
helping to make a better Christmas
meal and some gifts for the children of these families.
We wish we could do more and maybe in the future, this program can be
The group starts to gather.
More arrive to assist and bring their food and gift donations.
Preparing the packages.
Worshipful Achenbach, PM, fills out the greeting cards and attaches the gift cards.
The packages are tagged,
addressed and loaded into the cars of those who volunteered to deliver
The group poses for a picture before heading out with the deliveries.
There are many others willing to give and that is truly appreciated.
Thank you all for your wonderful assistance
and we'll see you next year.