Wish list tree: action in Miesbach fulfills children's wishes
Created: 2022-11-29 06:03
The wish list tree in Autohaus Weingärtner is ready.
Martin Weingärtner officially presented it with (from left) the Caritas employees Nicole Großfurtner and Andrea Schneider.
© Helmut Hacker
Miesbach/district – every year it is important to do good with the wish list tree campaign in Miesbach.
The Autohaus Weingärtner and Caritas are calling for this.
A very special Christmas story continues and attentive observers will have noticed that there is once again a colorfully decorated Christmas tree in the Weingärtner car dealership.
Many citizens have been waiting for it, because the special thing about this tree is that, in addition to many colorful Christmas tree balls, around 130 wish lists from children from the district who live in difficult financial circumstances are hanging on it.
And their wishes are to be fulfilled again this year with the help of donors.
For 14 years now, the wish list tree has been helping the Christ child, children living in families with difficult financial circumstances in the district, to fulfill a very personal wish at Christmas, regardless of religion or nationality.
From now on, donors can support the Christkindl again, take the wish lists from the tree and then be sure that they will make children's eyes light up at Christmas.
It is touching that in the past school classes and kindergarten groups have always picked up wish lists and put them together.
By December 16th, the wrapped gifts should be returned to Autohaus Weingärtner.
On December 22nd and 23rd, voluntary Caritas angels swarm out and distribute the colorful and often lovingly prepared packages.
As organizer Andrea Schneider from Caritas said, right from the start the wish list tree campaign placed great value on the gifts being available from regional retailers.
This includes unusual requests such as an electric toothbrush, while Lego, Playmobil, parlor games or simply your own new piece of clothing are long-running favorites.
What is new this year is that donors can read what they can get from the wish lists.
Irrespective of this, the action remains absolutely anonymous.
Such a gift costs a maximum of 50 euros, but many wishes can also be fulfilled at a much lower cost.
Martin Weingärtner doesn't want to make a fuss about his commitment: "I'm just really happy that poor children can be made happy with the wish list tree campaign at Christmas, it has now almost achieved cult status and we are doing it together with Caritas may.”