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Edwards fundraiser offers babysitting New Year’s Eve

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Vail, CO Colorado

EDWARDS, Colorado – Seventeen adults will unite on New Year’s Eve to provide a babysitting service at the Edwards Interfaith Community Center, 32138 Highway 6.

The event, the first of several fundraisers, will support an intergenerational mission trip next summer to help at-risk teens and impoverished women with Corazon de Esperanza in Trujillo, Peru.

The group will offer babysitting with from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m. on New Year’s Eve. At a cost of $40 per child, the evening will include dinner, beverages, snacks, games and movies for ages 3-12. A special rate for two or more siblings will also be offered. The event has been made possible through the support of the Edwards Interfaith Chapel and Community Center. Reservations are requested by Dec. 28. To make a reservation or for more information call 970-376-0017.

Corazon de Esperanza is a local nonprofit established by Robyn Hanson, of Gypsum, and supports impoverished children and women in Trujillo, Peru. The Vail Valley embraced Hanson and her husband, Joel, in their adoption of five siblings from a Peruvian orphanage two years ago. Now she has started a youth transitional home for those who have aged out of orphan care and who have not been adopted. The nonprofit organization also assists women in poverty to find jobs and skills to support their families. More information is available at http://www.corazondeeesperanza.org.

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