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Donations instead of parties

Original post made by paly parent, Embarcadero Oaks/Leland, on Nov 25, 2008

The economy is a perfect reason to give back instead of buying extravagant gifts or hosting over the top parties. Take this opportunity to direct some of your "holiday funds" - for those who still have some discretionary income - and make this a season of giving, not spending.

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