Empty Stocking Fund

Today's focus: Family L2

Household members: 4

Children: 2 children under 12.

Special circumstances: In this family, the children are being raised by their grandmother, who has just recently lost her job. This has put a strain upon the family.

Clothing needs: Boys size 7, shoe size 11 1/2; boys size 6, shoe size 10.

Toys list: Boy, 6, any kind of learning toy; boy, 5, any kind of learning toy.

Who's helped: Around 350 families who've asked the Salvation Army to help make Christmas special.

Donations: Can be dropped off at the CNJ, 521 Pile St., or mailed to P.O. Box 1689, Clovis, N.M., 88012, or the PNT, 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 "Empty Stocking Fund."

Checks must be payable to "The Salvation Army."

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 L2," call Jim Gallop at the Salvation Army at 762-3801.

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