Empty stocking fund: Family W2

Today's focus: Family W2

Household members: 5

Children: 4

Special circumstances: This family has a single mother who has just been blessed with a new house. With moving into this house, she has had to buy some furniture and beds for the children. This has left very little to buy Christmas toys.

Clothing needs: Boys size 8, shoe size 3 1/2; boys size 8, shoe size 3; boys size 6, shoe size 11; boys size 12 months, shoe size 12 months.

Toys list: Boy, 10, bicycle or games; boy, 9, football or video games; boy, 5, any educational game; boy, 1, anything Tigger.

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 at the PNT, 101 E. First St., or 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 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 W2," call Jim Gallop at the Salvation Army at 762-3801.

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