The Giving Tree is an annual Advent-Christmas project to collect money and gifts for needy families and projects in inner-city parishes and our outreach area that provide food and essentials for those living in poverty at Christmastime. Volunteers help prepare the Giving Trees, make labels, keep the trees loaded with tags and collect gifts that are donated. Currently, the Christian Service designees handle the requests and arrange the distributions. Contact: Susan Saccaro 248-541-4122, x 411;