Honoring our community’s foster families

For nearly 20 years, the University City church of Christ family has hosted its annual “Christmas for the Community.” In cooperation with Partnership for Strong Families, UCCC to say thank you to families of the Alachua County community who open their homes and lives to care for children in need.

The “Christmas for the Community” celebration provides each attending child with Christmas gifts donated by UCCC member families. Also in attendance and supporting the event are student athletes from many of the University of Florida’s sports teams such as basketball, baseball, softball, and lacrosse, as well as former Gator football players, who autographed posters for attendees; while sharing a traditional Christmas luncheon and awaiting the appearance of Santa Claus.

Christmas for the Community 2017