Empty stocking fund – Nov. 27

  • Today's focus: Family G2
  • Household members: 7
  • Children: 5
  • Special circumstances: The father of this family of seven just lost his job.
  • Clothing needs: Boys size 7, shoe size 13 1/2; girls size 6, shoe size 11 1/2; girls size 5, shoe size 9 1/2; girls size 2T, shoe size 5; boys size 6-9 months.
  • Toys list: Boy, 6, cars or anything sports; girl, 5, doll or any girl stuff; girl, 3, small tricycle or a doll; girl, 1, doll; boy, 5 months, any toy to help him walk.
  • Who's helped: Around 350 families who've asked the Salvation Army to help make Christmas special.

The Portales News Tribune is accepting Empty Stocking Fund donations at the newspaper office at 101 E. First St. Donations may aslo be mailed to the PNT at P.O. Box 848, Portales, NM 88130. Envelopes should be clearly marked to indicate they contain a donation for the Empty Stocking Fund.

Contributions will be forwarded to the Salvation Army office, 317 E. Second St., Clovis, or gifts may be purchased for specific children or seniors by choosing an Angel tag off of trees located at North Plains Mall, Walmart in Clovis, Hastings and St. Clair Orthodontics.

If you would like to help "Family G2," call Jim Gallop at the Salvation Army at 762-3801.

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