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December 3, 2015

New World Symphony partners with Lotus House for annual holiday drive



New World Symphony is pleased to host the 2015 annual holiday drive for Lotus House, a shelter for women and children.

Established in 2006, Lotus House has provided free shelter to over 165 women, youth and children experiencing homelessness daily as residents of Miami-Dade County. Lotus House also offers access to a range of support systems, tools and resources to help uplift and empower residents to heal, grow and build the foundation of a new life.

Lotus House will join New World Symphony on the lawn at SoundScape Park during two upcoming WALLCAST™ concerts, presented by Citi to accept donations:

• “Music of Vienna” on Saturday, Dec. 12
• “The Sounds of the Season” on Saturday, Dec. 19

The Lotus House Holiday Drive is seeking an assortment of unwrapped donations in the categories of children’s toys and feminine toiletries. Below are a few specific requests and suggestions from Lotus House for donated items:

• Toys for children ages one-month to 10-years-old (no toy weapons and no Barbie dolls, please)

• Women's personal supplies including:
- full-size shampoos, conditioners
- full-size body lotions
- deodorant
- shower gel
- toothpaste

Please note that all donations are tax deductible to the full extent permitted by Section 501(c)(3) of the Federal Tax Code (TAX ID # 81-0652266). For any additional information contact Isabella@lotushouse.org.

Thank you for celebrating the holidays with New World Symphony and Lotus House. We look forward to seeing you in December!

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