Empty stocking fund – Nov. 30

  • Today's focus: Family L
  • Household members: 4
  • Children: 3
  • Special circumstances: This family needs help this year because the husband has been out of work due to an injury, and the mother currently is on maternity leave.
  • Clothing needs: Boys size 10, shoe size 3; boys size 3, shoe size 4; boys size 6 months.
  • Toys list: Boy, 7, Lego's or a bicycle; boy, 3 Thomas the Train or Mario items; boy, 2 months, any musical 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 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 of trees located at North Plains Mall, Walmart in Clovis, Hastings and St. Clair Orthodontics.

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

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