|By Amanda Browning, Greensburg Daily News, Ind.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Illuminate will be a worship concert appropriate for all ages. Local musicians will perform a variety of worship music and the evening will conclude with a message from
The band members include
"Illuminate will be a great night for a great cause. We have a great band, a great speaker, many great volunteers, and an amazing God to praise! It'll be so amazing to feel the presence of The Lord dwell in the atmosphere as we praise His Name," said event organizer
Tickets to the Illuminate concert are currently on sale at a cost of
The Kids' Closet was founded by
The motto of the Kids' Closet is a simple one: "All children deserve to feel special." The non-profit organization was founded on this belief and it continues to operate with the goal of ensuring that all children feel self-confident in their school and community. According to the Kids' Closet co-founder
Throughout the year, Kids' Closet holds "shopping days" where parents may bring their children to pick out several new-to-them pieces of clothing. High school volunteers, often from the GCHS cheerleading squad, assist the children with their "shopping" and parents get to take home happy children without spending a cent. There are also shoes, new underwear and new socks available for each child. In the winter, there are options for children who do not have adequate coats as well.
Sue was a teacher herself, so she knows first-hand how much impact a new, nice outfit can have on a child's day. She told the
While ever-growing attendance numbers at each Kids' Closet "shopping day" show the need in
Abplanalp hopes to eventually grow the Kids' Closet enough to have its own building. Originally housed in the basement of the
The Kids' Closet wished to extend a special thanks to its corporate sponsors, Designed Sound,
The organization is always looking for sponsors, whose donations allow the Kids' Closet to purchase more clothes to give to the children of the community. There are four levels of sponsorship, with different donations and benefits for each level.
For questions or comments about the Illuminate concert or sponsorship inquiries, please contact
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