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Sister Betty Mae speaking at the Notre Dame Learning Center Christmas program.

Sister Betty Mae speaking at the NDLC preschool Christmas program.

Instead of sending another box of candy or a stationery set, the Sisters of Notre Dame in Thousand Oaks have come up with a unique way to thank their health care providers during the holidays.

Several local dentists, dermatologists, podiatrists and other professionals offer discounted heath care to the sisters. For the past three years, the sisters have made donations to charitable organizations in the name of those doctors to thank them for their generous services. Two years ago they donated to the South Central Los Angeles Ministry Project (LAMP) which offers educational programs to empower women and families who are struggling; last year they gave to the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST); and this year the sisters sent their gift to Uganda, Africa to help support their ministry there.

According to Sister Betty Mae Bienlein, finding alternative ways to give thanks reduces waste and makes a simple thank you go a long way. Find out more about LAMP and CAST below:

http://www.southcentrallamp.org/

http://www.castla.org/homepage

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