Welcome to the Oshkosh Home of
the Christmas Box Angel
concept for this site originated from the book and made for TV movie
entitled The Christmas Box by Richard Evans. Mr. Evan's
powerful story centers around a woman who mourns the loss of her child
at the base of an angel monument.
In January 2006, The Oshkosh Chapter of
Compassionate Friends, chaired by Jesse and Sharon Fisher of Oshkosh,
recommended to grieving parent the touching story The Christmas Box.
Subsequently Jesse and Sharon Fisher initiated a discussion with its
members about bringing a Christmas Box Angel statue to Oshkosh and
started the "Angel of Hope Fund" for this project. In February
2007, Evergreen Retirement Community and Oshkosh Area Community
Foundation joined resources along with other community members and the
Christmas Box Angel found a home in Oshkosh.
Shortly after the statue was ordered in
October 2006, Sharon Fisher passed away after living with cancer for 10
years. She was proud of the work that was accomplished during her
time with us and her courage, spirit, and strength will be remembered as
the driving force behind this site.