Secret Santa Needed for Dayspring VillageWe would like to invite you to help us in bringing the gift of Christmas to the mentally ill residents who call our community home.

Dayspring Village, Inc. is a licensed 116-bed limited mental health assisted living facility that specializes in serving the needs of adults with schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorders.

The mission is simple, it’s all about redirection.

This is achieved through the collective impact of a targeted array of community-based services aimed at reducing symptoms and improving quality of life.

The needs of the residents are often simple and inexpensive. They include radios, sodas, undergarments, caps, jackets and socks. We have a list of the Christmas wishes for the residents and are now ready for “adoption” by a Secret Santa. Your help in rounding up homemade baked goods bring extra joy to the season.

All these efforts have an impact and help create a sense of well being which promotes recovery.

Truly the gift of Christmas is the gift of the giver. Please call Michele Holbrook at 904-583-1900, Kristin Huben at (630 )618-7687, or email the program at DayspringVillageSecretSanta@gmail.com and sign up as a Secret Santa.

There are many different ways to help this season!

– We are able to assign you as many gifts/giftees as you feel you are able to sponsor
– If you would like to make a cash donation towards the purchase of items, we will do the shopping for you
– If you would like to do your shopping online you can have your Amazon or other web packages shipped to us and we will take care to wrap them. (Please do not use wrapping services, contact Kristin Huben at (630 )618-7687 for more information.
– If you would like to do the shopping yourself our team of elves can take care to wrap the packages
– If you would like to shop and wrap your gifts, our team of elves can pick them up from you.
– If you would like more information on how to additionally help our efforts by joining our team of elves please contact us via email at

Thank you for your support of these people who suffer the burden of mental illness. Your gift truly reflects the meaning of Christmas in that it tells each of us there is greater joy in giving than receiving.

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