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Cherished Memories For A Lifetime (CML) provides gifts and unique experiences to
financially distressed families, aiming to enhance their quality of life. A 501(c)(3)
exempt non-profit organization, CML’S central mission is to bring HOPE, INSPIRATION
and JOY to homeless and needy children and families. CML works year round. Some
examples of our efforts include: temporary monetary gifts for daily household expenses,
distributing school supplies, funding participation in extracurricular activities,
planning and funding birthday parties for children, arranging and funding a night
out for mom and dad, orchestrating family fun activities, hosting holiday gatherings,
and giving other thoughtfully composed inspirational gifts.
Cherished Memories For A Lifetime delivered a 4th of July package consisting of baby
back ribs, country style ribs, chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue sauce, hot
dog buns, hamburger buns, corn on the cob, potato chips, napkins, plates and utensils
to a single mom and her two boys.
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Each month, CML takes the opportunity to gift homeless children/families or financially
distressed families an expression of hope, which we call aHopeOp.
HopeOps may range from frozen treats, for the family to a tablet/laptop. The goal
of a HopeOpis simple: a simple Act of Kindness that provides hope for better days
Funding a HopeOpgives youthe opportunity to: Pay it Forward, Give an expression
of hope relating to your special interests, Feel hopeful because you have given Hope,
Perform a quick, simple Act of Kindness........
This Thanksgiving, we distributed special holiday baskets that included a Butterball
turkey, gift card to purchase turkey trimmings, paper plates/napkins/utensils, sparkling
cider, centerpiece, books/games/ candy for the kids, coffee mug/oven mitt for mom/dad.
This Christmas, thanks to our generous donors, we were able to provide toys/gifts
to children and families in need. As a special Christmas project, we put together
gift bags for each of the moms residing at the Salvation Army Center for Women &
Children in Mobile, AL.