FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Local resident Christina Ganzer is working to bring holiday cheer to families at the Center for Great Expectations here in Somerset. 

Ganzer is raising funds for "Blessing Bags" which will include items she hopes will cheer up the ladies and families receiving them. 

Those donating are encouraged to include a message of encouragement. Money can be sent to, the deadline to send donations is Dec. 1. 

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A personalized message or offers to help pack the bags can be emailed to Ganzer at

The Center for Great Expectations

"A safe place, a safe presence and a safe path" for homeless, pregnant or parenting, adult women and adolescents, and their children to overcome, and break, the destructive generational cycle of trauma, abuse, homelessness, and addiction."

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