The Salvation Army organizes ice skating for children

The Salvation Army service unit in Fredericksburg hosted its fourth ice skating party for children in the community who otherwise might not be able to enjoy the annual skating provided by Eisbahn at Marktplatz.

“The tradition of the ice skating party began in 2017 when one of our volunteers suggested that the Salvation Army Fredericksburg service unit invite children from our community who may not be able to. enjoy Eisbahn at an ice skating party, ”officials said. “In addition to paying the cost of skate rentals, the Fredericksburg service unit provides breakfast tacos, juice or water, warm winter gloves, hats, hats. Santa and a mug of hot chocolate or cider from the concession stand. “

The party was held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 11. According to the authorities, around 44 children, accompanied by their parents and guardians, showed up.

“It was a perfect day for ice skating: northerly winds, freezing temperatures, happy faces, hot chocolate, hats and mittens with lots of Christmas music playing in the background,” officials recalled.

David’s Pit Barbecue has prepared an assortment of tacos for breakfast.

“All of the comments were very positive,” officials said. “’It was a really fun time,” said more than one parent and child. “

Five of the Salvation Army from Fredericksburg were on hand to help distribute the gifts.

Those wishing to donate to The Salvation Army’s Fredericksburg Service Unit can send their donation to PO Box 2894, Fredericksburg, TX 78624.

Those in need of financial assistance can call The Salvation Army at 830-307-4402, and leave a message.

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