Empty stocking fund – Nov. 28

  • Today's focus: Family G3
  • Household members: 6
  • Children: 5
  • Special circumstances: The mother has been left alone to raise the children and has not yet received any child support.
  • Clothing needs: Girls size 10, shoe size 3; boys size 12-14; shoe size 5; boys size 5-6, shoe size 1; boys size 7, shoe size 1 1/2; girls size 5-6, shoe size 12.
  • Toys list: Girl, 9, anything related to crafts; boy, 11, wants a big truck with trailer; boy, 6, robots and horses; boy, 7, horses and anything Army; girl, 4, doll and stroller.
  • Who's helped: Around 350 families who've asked the Salvation Army to help make Christmas special.
  • Donations: Can be droppped off at the newspaper office at 101 E. First St. Donations may also 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 trees located at North Plains Mall, Walmart in Clovis, Hastings and St. Clair Orthodontics.

If you would like to help "Family G3," call Jim Gallop at the Salvation Army at 762-3801.

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