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The Gettysburg Foundation partners with the National Park Service at Gettysburg National Military Park to preserve, protect and interpret, for this and future generations, the resources associated with the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, the Soldiers' National Cemetery and their commemorations.

Gettysburg Foundation Christmas Drive Benefits Two Local Non-Profits

This holiday season, the Gettysburg Foundation staff collected gifts for both two and four-legged members of the community. Staff members purchased gifts and gave cash donations to the South Central Community Action Programs (SCCAP), which assists local displaced families, and the Adams County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).
SCCAP sent ornaments with the names of children in the shelter and their Christmas wish lists to the Foundation. Each year, the Foundation displays the ornaments for staff members to take and fulfill a child’s Christmas wish. Currently, the shelter houses 15 children between the ages of 10 months and 12 years. Gettysburg Foundation staff members collected gifts for every ornament. SCCAP plans to distribute the presents to the families on Dec. 20.
In addition, the Gettysburg Foundation collected gifts and donations for the Adams County SPCA for items it needs at the local shelter.
This is the third holiday season the Gettysburg Foundation Christmas collection has benefitted SCCAP and the second season benefitting the Adams County SPCA.