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Christmas Friends needs $1,837 to reach its goal

Through the generosity of donors and volunteers, Christmas Friends Inc. recently completed its 27th year helping the less fortunate of Middlesex.

In 2012, Christmas Friends served 301 clients—211 children and 90 adults. More than $28,800 was spent on gifts, and monetary donations are still needed.

This week $750 was donated, bringing total donations to $24,163.32—$1,836.68 short of the $26,000 goal.

Christmas Friends is a 501(c)(3) organization and all funds go to help the needy. Tax-deductible donations may be made payable to Christmas Friends Inc., c/o Southside Sentinel, P.O. Box 549, Urbanna, VA 23175.

Recent donations include:
Lisa Walker, $50.
In memory of Charles Healy from: Jennifer, William, Michael, Claibourne, Kaitlin and Sadie Vance, $250.
Anonymous, $100.
Anonymous, $100.
Anonymous, $100.
Anonymous, $50.
In memory of Dr. A.L. Van Name, John Gayle Anderton and Charles Healy, $100.

Total this week: $750.
Total to date: $24,163.32

posted 01.09.2013

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