For Mint Hill resient Sharon Decker, this time of year always bring back memories of listening at the[singlepic=363,320,240,,right] window for a fire truck to rumble by the foster home she was living in. Decker has never forgotten how it felt the moment Christmas literally arrived at the doorstep, and someone cared.
Now the Mint Hill resident is trying to make sure disadvantaged children in the community don’t go without the things they need, plus a treat or two.
Decker is rallying her neighbors in Ashe Plantation to participate in a gift drive for two families with children at Bain Elementary School.
Decker hopes this will inspire other neighborhoods to do the same. She has a team working with her on the event.
On December 14, they’ll gather donations for the families in Ashe Plantation. […]