"As a young married woman nearly forty years ago, I watched my mother-in-law coordinate the layette program for the Christ Child Society and work the annual rummage sale. Her commitment and dedication, and that of the other women, was a model of Christian life that I wanted to share. "
Susan M., member since 1998

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TESTIMONIALS (archived but placed individually throughout the site)

 

“As a young married woman nearly forty years ago, I watched my mother-in-law coordinate the layette program for the Christ Child Society and work the annual rummage sale. Her commitment and dedication, and that of the other women, was a model of Christian life that I wanted to share. “

-          Susan M., member since 1998

 

 

“The work of the Christ Child Society is a constant reminder of Luke’s words ‘To those to whom much is given, much is expected in return.’ I stay involved as an act of gratitude and service for the many blessings I have received. “

-          Susan M., member since 1998

 

 

“I value the woman-woman support and contact as well as the commitment to the lives of the children of this city.”

-          Susan M., member since 1998

 

 

“I joined the Christ Child Society of Milwaukee because I wanted to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged children and their mothers. Members who shared my desire to work on projects that significantly benefited children soon became my friends.”

-          Margo H., member since 1969

 

 

“Becoming a Christ Child Society member has allowed me to help the children in our community, and to do it from my home at my convenience. I am so happy with my involvement that I am looking to share my story with other women.”

-          Mary B., member since 2009

 

“The Christ Child Society is special to me because of two words:  volunteer and child. I am proud that we continue to be an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that dedicates its resources to help better the lives of children in need.”

Julie S., member since 1992

 

 

“The friendships made through Christ Child Society are forever, and the work we do to help children brings feelings of fulfillment not felt otherwise.”

-          Jeanne B., member since 1964

 

 

“My involvement in Christ Child Society allows me to help children know that love and caring exist while forming a bond with women who share those beliefs. We know that the Christ Child is always there to lift us up in this mission.”

-          Lois J., member since 1986

 

 

“The kids, the Holy Spirit, and the wonderful friendships keep me in Christ Child Society.”

-          Mary Ann A., member since 1962

 

 

“What a dedicated group of women, who each in her own way follows in the footsteps of our foundress, Mary Virginia Merrick. ‘Nothing is ever too much to do for a child.’”

-          Katie C., member since 1986

 

 

“Christ Child Society’s mission of helping children in crisis is critical to the well being of our society.”

-          Jean P., member since 1994

 

 

“One of our students, a five-year-old girl with 20/60 vision in one eye and 20/100 in the other, now has glasses! According to her mother, they never knew she was having difficulty seeing. “

-          Staff member, local school that received CCS vision screening

 

 

“Thanks to your screenings, many families have applied to Prevent Blindness - Wisconsin to get either eye examinations and/or glasses for free or at reduced costs!”

-          Staff member, local school that received CCS vision screening