Any Country Oaks family experiencing financial hardship can request this (confidential) assistance.  Three (3) needed or desired items per child can be requested.  The requested items are then transferred to coded gift tags on a Sign Up Genius - "Giving Tree" for school staff, parents, and community members to select and return.  Arrangements for pickup/delivery of the gifts are made during the last "school week" of December.  Wish lists can be obtained by contacting Mrs. Willyard (School Social Worker) by phone (248-676-8473) or via email (  Please include the parent's first and last name(s) along with children(s) name/grade/teacher in any voice or email messages.