To the Editor:

Thanks to the generosity and support from the community, the holidays were made brighter for Woodbridge seniors and families who received food baskets and gifts.

The Staff of the Human Services Department sincerely thanks the Woodbridge Rotary Club for hosting a holiday party for the seniors at the Woodbridge Senior Center.

We also sincerely thank the students and faculty of the Alternative High School, Emeritus at Woodbridge, SADD Group of Amity High School, the Amity Middle School Leo Club - Bethany Campus, the Social Action Committee and faculty of Beecher Road School, Woodbridge Child Day Care Center, Woodbridge Aquatic Club, Amity Teen Center, Amity High School PTA, employees of Woodbridge Town Hall, Cofrancesco Chiropractic and employees and patrons of Woodbridge Town Library for their generous contributions of holiday food baskets. We thank the Children’s House of Montessori for hats, mittens and scarves and members of the Senior Center Craft Group for knitted items. Thanks also to Progressions Salon for sponsoring a sock drive and the Boy Scout Troop 63 for bountiful donations of non-perishable food for the holiday food baskets and emergency food closet.

In addition, we would like to thank the many residents who donated toys in the collection box at the Woodbridge Library and Senior Center.

Special thanks to the members of the Woodbridge Firehouse, Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves for bringing much joy and magic to the children and families by delivering gifts.

Also, to the many individuals who donated, we are grateful. On behalf of the Staff and Members of the Human Services Commission, we wish everyone a very, Healthy and Joyous New Year.

Mary Ellen LaRocca

Director of Human Services