Tuesday January 1, 2013

The 76th annual Reformer Christmas Stocking is so close to this year's goal of $90,000. As of early Monday afternoon, it stood at $89,332.88, with just $667.12 to go.

All donations go for the purchase of warm outer wear for children through age 15. All contributions will continue to be listed daily in the Reformer as requested by the donor. Contributions may also be read on the Reformer website at www.reformer.com. A form may be found in the paper each day and on our website.

Contributions, which are tax deductible, and the form, may be sent to: Reformer Christmas Stocking, P.O. Box 703, Brattleboro, VT 05302-0703.

Donors may use their credit cards on PayPal for contributions by visiting www.reformer.com/christmasstocking. Type how you would like your donation to be listed in the Reformer in the "Purpose" line.

Contributions may also be brought to the Reformer office at 62 Black Mountain Road on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

CONTRIBUTIONS

Happy New Year to all, and thanks to Pat Smith and the Reformer for publicizing our programs. Vermont Insight Meditation Center (vermontinsight. org), $100.

The Rutland Herald wishes the Reformer a joyous centennial, $100.

To Betty Elwell, the proceeds from Brattleboro Goes Fourth's Second Annual Community Celebrity Pillow Fight. $123.45.

In honor of Senator Robert T. Gannett, who served many years as a trustee. The Ellen M. Willard Trust, $2,000.

In memory of my father Floyd Smith and brother Kermit Smith from Kathy Knapp and Family, $20.

With thanks to Susan Dedell and the Holton Home chorus. From Dessie's family, $75.

Philip Goepp, $50.

Seth Harter, $50.

To all police and firefighters, especially the Vermont State Police who protect and serve. $100.

To my friends Hazel and Lois at Hilltop House Senior Residence. Judy, $50.

In honor of all in town who help to make Wardsboro a wonderful place to live. Sincerely, Jan. $50.

In memory of my cousin, Robbie Perle Robinson - none who knew him will ever forget him. Love, Jan, $50.

Anonymous, $25.

To KSS Camp Crew - to the rebuild! Love, AT, $25.

Anonymous, $50.

Merry Christmas! Eleanor Thomas, $50.

Happy Holidays to All! Marion Thomas, $50.

In memory of Ralph Momaney. Tim Ryan, $25.

George Moryadas, $250.

From the Caring Employees at Vermont Yankee, $1,500.

The Abrams Family, $100.

Employee match for Gregg Wapner from New Chapter, Inc. $100.

In memory of my lovely Mom. Miss you always. $19.59.

Anonymous, $50.

For children's coats. $20.

Today: $5,033.04 Previous: $84,299.84 Total to Date: $89,332.88