ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2019—On Wednesday, November 28, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation will host its 10th annual VIC Night, a complimentary evening with Santa for the Very Important Children of Camp Sunshine and Kate’s Club.
Since 2009, children from Camp Sunshine and Kate’s Club and their families have enjoyed a special complimentary evening featuring holiday entertainment, music, arts and crafts, storytelling, refreshments and best of all, personal appointments with Santa at Rhodes Hall.
The event is part of the Georgia’s Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual “Santa at Rhodes Hall” and kicks off with “VIC Night” for the Very Important Children and families of Camp Sunshine and Kate’s Club. The Santa at Rhodes Hall event will be open to the general public on weekends, Dec. 1-16. General tickets are available at www.georgiatrust.org.
WHAT: Santa to visit kids from Camp Sunshine and Kate’s Club at Rhodes Hall
WHO: Santa at Rhodes Hall
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Children from Camp Sunshine and Kate’s Club
WHEN: Wednesday, November 28, 5-7 p.m.
WHERE: Rhodes Hall, 1516 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309
About Camp Sunshine
Camp Sunshine enriches the lives of children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs. The Camp Sunshine programs allow them to share similar experiences and to participate in activities that promote normal childhood development as they cope with the challenges of childhood cancer. Since 1983, Camp Sunshine has served children and families throughout the state of Georgia.
About Kate’s Club
Kate’s Club empowers children facing life after the death of a parent or sibling. Founded in 2003, Kate’s Club has served over 1,000 children and teens. Kate’s Club provides a variety of social, recreational, and therapeutic activities including clubhouse days, holiday programs, support groups, family nights, and camp. Kate’s Club also serves more grieving kids in the community through support groups in schools and other community organizations and offers grief education to both children and adults as well as crisis response. Kate’s Club’s vision is “A world in which it is okay to grieve.”
About the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Founded in 1973, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is one of the country’s leading statewide, nonprofit preservation organizations. The Trust works for the preservation and revitalization of Georgia’s diverse historic resources and advocates their appreciation, protection and use.
The Georgia Trust generates community revitalization by finding buyers for endangered properties acquired by its Revolving Fund and raises awareness of other endangered historic resources through an annual listing of Georgia’s “Places in Peril.” The Trust recognizes preservation projects and individuals with its annual Preservation Awards and awards students and young professionals with the Neel Reid Prize and Liz Lyon Fellowship. The Trust offers a variety of educational programs for adults and children, provides technical assistance to property owners and historic communities, advocates for funding, tax incentives and other laws aiding preservation efforts, and manages two house museums in Atlanta (Rhodes Hall) and Macon (Hay House).
To learn more about The Georgia Trust, visit www.georgiatrust.org.