At the 42nd National Christ Child Society Convention, Lambi Newsham, former President and Founder of the Summit Chapter was inducted into the National Board of Directors as a Director at Large. She served as President for the Summit Chapter for four years.
Prior to her work with the Christ Child Society Chapter of Summit and board positions with the LCJSMS (Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School) PTO, SPARC (Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee and SEF (Summit Education Foundation), Ms. Newsham held positions on Capitol Hill, in media production and event planning.
Founded in 1887 in Washington, D.C. by Mary Virginia Merrick, the Christ Child Society is a non-profit association of approximately 6,000 volunteers in 43 chapters throughout the country that are dedicated to Challenging Poverty, One Child at a Time.
The Summit Chapter of the Christ Child Society now includes over 110 local women who's mission is to reach out to the Summit community and neighboring towns to provide aid and supplies to at-risk children regardless of race or creed, through the personal service of their members. Their volunteer efforts include fundraising primarily through an annual Rummage Sale, the assembly and delivery of layettes to newborns in need at local hospitals such as Overlook and Morristown and an annual School Supplies Drive that provides essential supplies for elementary, middle and high school children in Summit.
Having raised 3 healthy children in Summit, NJ, Lambi is committed to helping babies and children in the community get the basic needs to grow and thrive. She is honored to be chosen for the National Board of Christ Child Society and looks forward to working with fellow Christ Child volunteers in town and throughout the country.
For more information, or to become a member, visit www.christchildsummit.org