A Finger Lakes winery raises awareness and funds for a non-profit corporation that provides crisis intervention services and programs to children in emergency situations.

During the month of December, Miles Wine Cellars spotlights Things of My Very Own as part of their Year of Giving campaign. Portions of the sales of this month will go to the charitable organization, and the winery hopes to also raise awareness for the organization.

“Things of My Very Own is very dear to us,” Suzy Hayes from Miles Wine Cellars says. “Helping children, especially those who have experienced extensive abuse and neglect, is very important and this organization deserves attention and funds.”

Lately, the organization located in Schenectady, NY, has gotten nationwide attention when it was featured nationwide. Their Holiday Gift Tag program, a program where children write down what they need and wish for Christmas. Rayn Boncie, founder of Things of My Very Own, is pleased that Miles Wine Cellars is spotlighting them.

“The financial support generated by Miles Wine Cellars will allow us to continue our mission of providing Crisis Intervention Cervices to the New York State Capital Regions most vulnerable children.”

In addition to providing crisis intervention services to children impacted by neglect and/or abuse, the organization also helps children who are at risk of a Child Protective Services intervention. Their goal is to keep children together with non-abusive family members, and out of the foster care system, whenever possible. For more info on Things of My Very Own go to: https://thingsofmyveryown.org

About Miles Wine Cellars:
Located on the pristine shores of Seneca Lake, Miles Wine Cellars features award winning Finger Lakes Wine and brews. In addition to being a winery, there is a seasonal cafe and boathouse and guests can lodge year ’round at their Inn at Miles Wine Cellars.

Miles Wine Cellars
168 Randall Crossing Rd
Himrod, NY 14842