Jean Weiss holds up an Afghan that she donated to Mosaic. It is green, white, blue and pink.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Mosaic in Northern Colorado

Donated Hand-Knitted Granny Square Afghans: Mosaic has the best donors! This year Jean Weiss donated more than fifteen hand-knitted granny square Afghans to be given out to people we serve. Program managers chose the colors for each person who was to receive one and wrote a lovely Christmas note to go along with it. This simple gesture showed how much we at Mosaic think about those we serve. All at Mosaic say thank you to Jean for her generosity! These blankets are sure to create warm memories all winter long.  

Delivering a very merry Christmas: While most people gather with family and loved ones around this time of year, it is important we do not forget those who no longer have their families in their lives. While unfortunate as this is, it can often be a reality for those we serve. However, Mosaic staff is dedicated to going above and beyond for those who don’t have that support during the holidays. 

This was exactly the case this year for one individual we serve. He lives on his own, and has infrequent contact with his family. Due to this, the holidays are a very difficult time for him. Our employees decided that we had to do something. We were able to find money to buy him presents out of the employee campaign fund. The fund comes from donations made by our employees out of their paychecks to support people we serve. 

Erika Ecklund and Desarae Williams took their personal time to go shopping for this individual. Keeping in mind his favorite sport team, the Broncos, they assembled a sizable package of gifts containing that relate to his love of this favorite team and to football. This is the fifth year these two have gotten together to provide a Merry Christmas to someone who would otherwise go without. Thank you Erika and Desarae for living our mission every day!

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