Christmas Tamale Food Basket time with Mayan Families 2013!

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SEND YOUR HOLIDAY TAMALE BASKETS  ¨If you can´t feed a hundred people, then just feed one¨Mother Theresa, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, 1979
Greetings from Guatemala! A place where tradition can bring hope and joy, especially during the holiday season. The practice of "Tamales at Christmas" grew from the Mayan tradition of tamales as a special and festive symbol as early as 1200 BC. Sadly, many of our families cannot afford the ingredients for tamales so each year Mayan Families distributes Tamale Food Baskets to our impoverished families so they could celebrate the holidays...  Since 2006 we have distributed over 8,700 Tamale Baskets!With your support, you can help make this holiday season a time of joy for our families with the following gifts: $40 TAMALE BASKET$15 ELDERLY FOOD BASKETGIVE WHAT YOU CANA Traditional Tamale Basket to feed 10 people
This includes: 

  • a whole chicken
  • oil & rice
  • a block of drinking chocolate (it is traditional to drink hot chocolate with the tamales at midnight)
  • vegetables & fruit
  • sugar & fortified cereal
  • black beans & pasta
  • a packet of Christmas cookies. 
  • Reusable plastic basket

DONATE NOWA Holiday Food Bag for an elderly person
This includes: 

  • rice
  • oatmeal
  • sugar
  • a small block of chocolate
  • a small packet of cookies
  • beans and corn  


A General Donation to our Christmas Fund
Make a donation of your choosing to our General Christmas Fund. 
This will allow is to supportmany more families during this important festive time withfood, gifts and support.DONATE NOWInstructions for Donations:

  • Go to Send a Gift
  • Enter your student / family elderly person's number and click SUBMIT or simply leave blank if you would like it to go to a family with the greatest need
  • Select Your Christmas Gift and click ADD TO CART
  • Add any special instructions or designations (such as sending the gift in honour of someone) in the Notes section

To pay by check please send your donation made out to Mayan Families to: 
Mayan FamiliesP.O. Box 52Claremont, N.C. 28610 
We thank you for all of your support in ensuring that these impoverished families will be able to have a happy holiday season. 
 We truly could not have done any of this without you. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!  
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