NightLights Tree Lighting Ceremony
Jenny Harding, For TSM

The Annual NightLights Tree Lighting Celebration is Thursday, December 1st from 6-7 pm at First Presbyterian Church in Fort Collins, just south of Mulberry and College. Realities For Children invites you to this heart-warming and FREE community event.

I have the honor of being the MC for NightLights this year. Join us as we gather outside around the 50’ tall NightLights Tree and watch as 30,000 blue lights set to music brighten the night.

Free Food

Stay warm with warm cider and cocoa from the The Salvation Army and hot soup, quesadillas and vegan flatbread from Z Catering, Staffing & Events and cookies!

Live Entertainment

Enjoy live musical performances from the children's cast from "A Christmas Story" from Midtown Arts Center (at 5:30), The Ridgeview Madrigal Singers and Alicia Laughrun!

Centennial Children's Chorus Perfoms during NightLights Celebraton
Todd Harding, TSM

Photos With Santa

Take photos of your child visiting with Santa in his horsedrawn sleigh, let your child enter to win a 33-pound chocolate Santa from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and meet representatives from all 31 of Realities Affiliate Agencies.

Santa and a hopeful child
Jenny Harding, TSM

Purchase a NightLight - Help Fight Child Abuse

Sponsor a NightLight - Help take a child out of the darkness of child abuse by giving them a NightLight. If you’re wondering how your family or your business can brighten the life of a child in need this holiday season, you can sponsor a light on the NightLights Tree for just $100 per light. At only $100 per light, you can sponsor 1 light, 2 lights, or 10 lights. Light sponsorships are available anytime through the end of the year. 100% of your tax deductible donation will provide for children in need in the coming year and will help to brighten the lives of over 1,500 children this December alone.

Become a Champion for Children - If you know a lot of people who care about children in need, learn about becoming a 2016 Champion For Children or NightLights Star!

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