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McHenry organization looks for volunteers to wrap presents

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 4:45 p.m. CDT

McHENRY – Wrapping paper, tape and helping hands are on a McHenry group's wish list.

The Rotary Club of McHenry Sunrise expects to provide presents to more than 300 children this holiday season, topping the 275 it helped last year, said the group's president-elect, Mike Lehman.

The Sunrise Secret Santa program is in its fourth year, three years with the rotary club's involvement.

A donor provides the approximately 3,000 toys that the group delivers, but the club needs wrapping paper, tape, volunteers and cash donations to wrap and deliver the presents.

The program is the club's biggest charitable event. The recipients are from the McHenry County area, mostly McHenry.

Families can sign up – or be signed up – at www.sunrisesecretsanta.com where donations can also be made and volunteers can sign up to help.

Gift wrapping is planned for Dec. 21 and 22, and delivery is scheduled for Dec. 22 and 23.

- Emily K. Coleman

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