MARTA Giving Area Kids a Merry Christmas at Holiday Shop

Bicycles, toys offered Wednesday, Thursday

From Patch Reports

  is helping make the holidays bright for 4,000 metro area children at the transit agency's annual holiday shop Wednesday and Thursday.

The youngsters can select from thousands of gifts, including bicycles, toys and gift certificates for essential items, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day at MARTA's Buckhead headquarters, 2424 Piedmont Road.

, and MARTA General Manager/CEO Dr. Beverly A. Scott welcomed families to the holiday shop beginning at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, MARTA said,

Each year, MARTA works with the Federation of Charities and United Way to invite area families to the holiday shop. Community efforts are coordinated by the MARTA Employees’ Charity Club, which established the Holiday Shop 15 years ago. This year, MARTA employees have pledged $675,000 to support more than 400 charities, the trransit agency said.


Teresa Ragsdale December 23, 2012 at 03:11 PM
Hi. I think that's great what you guys are doing. I'm Teresa Ragsdale I'm a single parent of three who been adjusting to my new pay schedule at APS.I struggled with Rent n bills. Wanted a good Xmas for my 4year old boy n 16yr girl I hv a 19 who attend Everest. Just pray for a SMALL Miracle for MY Kids just this once to thank them for they're understanding.
Teresa Ragsdale December 23, 2012 at 03:15 PM
Can the ragsdale and Bowman family feel like Xmas n there home ..love there mommy Teresa Ragsdale!


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