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Our commitment to Kansas youth and families is unwavering.   Together we can make a difference.


The annual Festival of Trees is the primary fundraising event for The Children’s Shelter. Held at Liberty Hall, it has been a premier Lawrence holiday event for over 30 years. Families, businesses and clubs donate themed Christmas trees and holiday wreaths displayed for the community to enjoy throughout the week. The Festival of Trees gala and auction cap off the festivities! Join us for a night of food, drinks and the giving spirit as we help raise money and awareness for our kids in need. The general public can view the display throughout the week.

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