Slug: CTY tree06p Date: 12/04/2008 The Blade/Andy Morrison Location: Toledo Caption: Jackie Frisch raises a hat full of money raised during the short press confence she, Mayor Carty Finkbeiner and others held announcing the kick-off of "Kids Saving Christmas, " before the lighting of the city's Christmas tree at One Government Center, Friday, 12/05/2008. The event was moved indoors because of the cold. Summary:
Jackie Frisch, whose family's home was the subject of a recent Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,' gets a round of applause as she holds a hat with money raised during a press conference that she and Mayor Carty Finkbeiner, right, held announcing the kickoff yesterday of Kids Saving Christmas' at Government Center.
The program aims to make up a $150,000 donation shortfall to this year's Salvation Army and Toys for Tots holiday campaigns through efforts at area schools, churches, and public events.