Empty stocking — Dec. 14

Today’s focus: Family S

Household members: 5

Children: 1

Special circumstance: Family S moved to Clovis for employment but the job did not come through. Now, both parents are looking for a job and they are not receiving any benefits.

Needs: Boy, 7 months, wants a toy he can walk with and he wears size 12 months.

Who’s helped: More than 220 families who’ve asked the Salvation Army to help make Christmas special.

Donations: Clovis, can be dropped off at the CNJ, 521 Pile St., or mailed to P.O. Box 1689, Clovis, NM, 88102. Portales, can be dropped off at the PNT, 101 E. 1st St., or mailed to 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 under 12 years old by choosing an Angel tag off trees located at North Plains Mall, St. Clair Orthodontics and Hastings in Clovis.

If you would like to help “Family S,” call Jim Gallop at the Salvation Army at 762-3801.

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