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CBP Phoenix Adopts Family for Christmas

Release Date: 
December 30, 2009

Phoenix, Ariz. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations employees in Phoenix, Ariz. once again participated in the "Adopt a Family for Christmas" Program sponsored by the City of Phoenix.

Gifts are collected for a family in Laredo.

Gifts are collected for a family in Laredo.

For the 12th consecutive year, employees of CBP at the Phoenix port of entry helped make Christmas possible for a local family. Through the program, CBP employees adopt a local family in need during the holidays. This year's recipients included a single father and his 4-year-old son. The father had recently become unemployed and suffered financial setbacks. The family was in desperate need of everyday necessities and CBP delivered.

Phoenix port of entry personnel generously donated time, money and gifts to ensure the family did not go without gifts at Christmas.

"CBP and the port of entry employees are proud to participate and contribute to such an excellent program. Our employees enjoy giving the gifts as much as the families appreciate receiving them," stated CBP Port Director Donald Anderson. "It is a wonderful tradition to be a part of."

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017