A total of $5,168 was received on Thursday for the 76th annual Reformer Christmas Stocking. This brings the Stocking up to $60,449.32, a little over two-thirds of its way to this year’s goal of $90,000.
All donations go for the purchase of warm outer wear for children through age 15.
All contributions will 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 or find information on how to donate 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.
In loving memory of Grandma Kay (Happy Birthday!), Grandpa Smith, and Uncle Chuck. Love, Karin, $25.
In loving memory of our parents and grandparents, Don and June Wells, and their friends, Bob Emond, Joe Dyer and Carrol Wheeler. Bobby, Jean, Roxanne, Bill, Ron, Sue, Rhonda, Missy, Tim, Jason, Tanner, Kyle, $60.
Frances Renaud, $25.
The Dobbs Ferry three girls, $100.
In loving memory of our father William Holbrook. Lori and John, $50.
Merry Christmas Bob Sprague. Love, Danielle, Tim, and Maeve McGee, $30.
We are so Blessed. May this help to Bless and Warm the hearts of many local children this Christmas. Anne and Wayne Cook, $60.
To all the dedicated teachers and staff at Dummerston School, THANK YOU. Love, Lila & Lucy, $150.
In memory of Don Elliott. Peg and Roger Hanson, Cecelia and Tom Dohoda, $100.
For the kids, be warm. From All Academy School Staff, $315.
In memory of Senator George McGovern who always worked in support of children. Peter and Elizabeth, $25.
In loving memory of Mr. Gannett, $100.
Love, Peace, and Joy to All. In memory of Lori, Peter, Irma, Woody, Fred and Del, $15.
Happy Holidays. The Sutton/Smith Family, $100.
Glenwood Collision, $100.
In memory of my loving husband, Clarence. Miss you, Pat, $25.
In memory of Wallace and Mabel. Hannah and Twilla, $25.
In loving memory of Na, Bob, G’Pop, Lea, Katie, Molly and Rich. Love, Hannah, $25.
For the children, $1,000.
In memory of Nadean Hirth and John Murphy. $25.
In memory of Ralph Momaney. John Gambeski, $100.
Season’s Greetings to All. Peter and Linda Kuehnel, $25.
For Grammy and Poppy, who loved children. $100.
To keep the children warm. $25.
Happy Holidays to our friends and neighbors. Bob, Sen and Kai-Ming. $100.
Happy Holidays. Tom and Florence, $25.
In loving memory of loved ones passed. In memory of Ralph Momaney. Lynette Dion, $30.
In memory of my parents, Harold and Florence Barber, and my husband, Charles Cominoli. $50.
To the children in our community. Georgia, Hannah, Michael Hornsby, $100.
In memory of Milly and Russ Ellis. Chris Ellis, Marc Cohen, $100.
Merry Christmas to All. Rita and Ray Capen, $25.
To all the girls and boys that they may enjoy winter and be warm. John and Mary Carnahan. $25.
To help keep children warm. Melrose Terrace Association, $150.
In memory of loved ones. Eddie and Bev Coughlin, $25.
Happy Holiday! Kate and Josh Traeger, $50.
In memory of Shirley Franklin. $25.
Happy Holidays to the many wonderful people we are blessed to have in our lives. Ellen and Alan, $25.
In loving memory of Gary Reynolds. We miss you. Mom, Wanda, Kathy, Ella and Charley. $100.
For the Children -- "A warm and bright holiday." Lynn, Mark, Elise and Jake Huston, $100.
"For Brattleboro Kids." Anonymous, $100.
In honor of Jody and Neil. Gary, Mary and Riley, $50.
In honor of our new grandchildren, Brookelynn, Landon and Chandler. Stan and Holly, $25.
In loving memory of my beloved daughter, Laura F. Gibson. Frances S. Gibson, $50.
Honoring DCF Caseworkers, Family Court Gals and Staff for all their efforts to protect our children. $150.
Wishing all our little friends a Very Merry Christmas. Pisgah Mountain Trailriders Snowmobile Club, Hinsdale, $100.
In memory of Ben Cheslawski Sr., Virginia Cheslawski, "Pop" O’Rourke, Carl and Lyndon. All missed so much. The Cheslawski Family, Patti, John, Dan, Jess, Sadie, (a boy to be named later), Joe, Caitlin, Victoria and Steve. $100.
In memory of Ralph Momaney. $25.
Elizabeth and Arthur Schmidt Jr., $250.
Edwin and Linda at Holland’s Bloom, $60.
Brattleboro Stamp Club, $25.
In lieu of local Christmas cards: To all of our dear friends and neighbors, "Merry Christmas and A Happy Healthy New Year 2013." Many, many thanks to the Brattleboro Fire Department. God Bless All the Children!! T. Howard and Etta S. Mattison, $25.
Gone, but never forgotten -- son, Kevin W. Tyler, and grandson, Joshua M. Kistler. The Frederick Tyler Family, $200.
In memory of Jack Flynn. Judy, Jadi and Jared, $20.
In memory of Charlie Slate, whose legacy of Christmas Breakfast still lives on, thanks to the many volunteers. Judy, $20.
To Dillon Green: It’s Christmas, call your mother. Santa, $2.
XXOO for Ma, $100.
Remembering Aaron and his magic, with much love, $111.
Happy Birthday to Myrtle on her 90th. Jinny and John, $25.
Chris and Willow Lockwood, $25.
In memory of Felicia Suskawicz. Dwight Blossom, $20.
Today: $ 5,168.00
Total to Date: $60,449.32