Thursday December 27, 2012

A little less than $7,000 to go for the 76th annual Reformer Christmas Stocking to reach this year’s goal of $90,000.

Anyone who hasn’t had a chance to donate and wishing to do so is encouraged to help us reach our goal.

Just looking out the window today helps us realize what an important program this has become for Brattleboro area families in need of assistance. As our newly-outfitted children head out to play in the snow, donors may take comfort in knowing they have helped to keep them warm in these cold winter months.

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 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.


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CONTRIBUTIONS

In Loving Memory of Chichita. Wishing Al & Cristina a very Merry Christmas. Lots of love, Elena & Alyssa Newsmith, $25.

Kermit, I miss our conversations with your sage advice. Love, Mother, $25.

In appreciation of our many volunteers at the Moore Free Library in Newfane, especially Ellie, Carolyn, Kirsten, Targ, John, Julie, Gary, Myra, Judy, Teddie, Amy Jo, Jan, Sally, Caryn, Kim, Emma, Elsie, and Hattie. Happy New Year! $30.

In loving memory of my Father, Donald Eggert. Your son, Mark, $10.

In loving memory of Jane, Greg, Gwen and Steve Baird. Love, Julie and Sandy, $100.

In memory of the children and teachers lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School. $50.

In memory of Harry Appel. $25.

Kimberly Friedman, $20.

Remembering Henry, who would have been 30 on Dec. 26. Janet, Jane, and Adam, $300.

In memory of Willie Stockwell and Frank Momaney. Martha and Mitch Momaney, $25.

In memory of Ralph Momaney. Mitch and Martha Momaney, $25.

In honor of the Staff at Vernon Green Nursing Home. Thanks for taking such great care of my dad. Martha Momaney, $25.

To kids who like to play in the snow. Edee and Mark, $100.

Anonymous, $50.

Anonymous, $50.

In memory of all our loved ones who are no longer with us. Alfred and Marguerite La Rosa, $25.

Robert and Yvonne Baird, $25.

Anne and Jonathan Tobey, $50.

In memory of Gary Ranney. Shamas Family, $200.

Charlene and Jonathan Morse, $25.

In memory of my Mom, Grace Karstad. Jenny Karstad and Jodi Clark, $25.

In memory of Ralph Momaney. Joyce Sullivan, $25.

In loving memory of Ruby Robinson. Charley and Amy, $25.

In loving memory of Non. Lillie, Sophie, Mark and Henry, $100.

Regina Graft, $50.

In loving memory of Edith Jones who picked up her knitting needles each year so that no child would be cold come Christmas! $50.

Today: $ 1,460.00

Previous: $81,584.84

Total to Date: $83,044.84