Fifty four workers and families will be having happier holidays this season "thanks to the amazing generosity of many national and local unions and individuals," says Community Services Agency Executive Director Kathleen McKirchy. "This year’s Holiday Basket Project has been a big success," McKirchy said. "From collecting non-perishable food to sending in union grocery store gift cards, making direct financial contributions and providing special gifts for individual kids, unions and labor people stepped up to the plate with their hearts and their wallets. Labor Cares, Labor Shares!" Click here to read more.
photo: (l-r) DCNA's Agnes Addington, Vickie Spence, LaKisha Little and Ed Smith with the Fuentes family (second from left, front); photo by Chris Garlock/Union City; click here for our Labor Cares, Labor Shares; 2015 Holidays photo album.
CSA extends "Heartfelt thanks" to: AFGE 2211, AFGE 2876, AFGE, AFGE/Local 2, AFL-CIO (10 departments and 2 staffers), AFSCME 2094, AFT, AFT/OPEIU 2, AFT Impressions Book Club, ATU, Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, CWA 2108, CWA 2108 Retirees, DC CBTU, DC Nurses’ Association, IBEW 1900, IBT 639, Iron Workers Local 5, IUEC 10, Newspaper Guild 35/CWA, Newspaper Guild Members at National Association of Social Workers, Northern Virginia Area Labor Federation, SMART 100, Union Plus, UNITE HERE 25, Diane Brown, Yvette De La Cruz, Maya Goines, Jeanne McKirchy-Spencer, Jenny Sylvester, Elaine Venable, Kurt Vorndran, Tom Webb. "If we have missed someone inadvertently, please let us know," says McKirchy, "we want to be sure everyone's generosity is recognized!"