Wednesday December 12, 2012

The 76th annual Reformer Christmas Stocking is well under way with this year’s goal set at $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.

CONTRIBUTIONS

From our penny collection, 3,250 pennies! To help keep the kids warm. Happy Holidays to all! From Mrs. Devine, Patricia, and Ms. Walior’s 3rd grade at Academy School, $32.50.

In loving memory of our mother and grandmother, Johanna Washam, we miss you. Gerda, Helmuth, Monika & Linda, $50.

Lawrence Doane, $125.

In memory of our past members and in honor of our present members. Merry Christmas! Court St. Joseph No. 1773, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, $25.

In honor of our children and grandchildren. Lenny and Inez, $50.

In loving memory of my wife, Florence Wood. Jim, $50.

Thanks and Happy Holidays to all. Ray Fortier’s Auto Body, Inc., $250.

At this special and blessed time of year, when what is really important are those loved ones in our lives, we deeply miss Dad, Mom, Frenchie, Angie, Uncle Wilfred, Aunt Rose, Roger, and Jo, and honor our families and friends. Merry Christmas, $100.

In love and honor of our children and grandchildren and in loving memory of our loved ones. Ted and Elaine Grant, $50.

In memory of Guy and Ione Brunton, and in honor of their great-grandson, Jackson Guy Lynde. $50.

In loving memory of Ken. Pat Austin, $25.

In memory of Linda Yeaw, a loving wife and mother. Merrill Yeaw, Robert Yeaw and Denise Beckwith, $50.

In memory of Joyce whose love and generosity made Christmas special. Richard, $100.

Remembering: R. Keith Clark, Lynn Corum, Henry Crosby, Helen Daly, Robert Gannett, Mark Hutchins, Dessie Lane. Betty and Corky, $150.

Merry Christmas. The Wilbur’s, $50.

Anonymous, $50.

To keep little hands warm. Matthew and Lucy, $50.

In memory of my husband Floyd, my parents Charles and Mildred Norman and my nephew Brent Harrington. Thelma Underwood, $25.

In loving memory of former members. Women’s Society, First Baptist Church, Brattleboro, Vt., $25.

In Memory of Travis Richmond. Sharon and Jaime, $100.

To our grandchildren, Amanda, Jake, Luke and Tucker. Love, Nonnie and PaPa Bedard, $100.

For the blessings of family and friends. Nancy Barber, $25.

Matt and Fannie, $50.

In memory of loved ones and in honor of all children. Wynetta and Steve John, $200.

From Carol and Jerry Greenberg, $25.

Guilford Fire Department Auxiliary, $25.

Helping to keep the children warm. Patti and Bob Neubauer, $100.

In memory of Bess. Jesse, Toby and Anne, $50.

Remembering the Hillwinds Kids, David, Jenn and John. $50.

Anonymous, $100.

To all the other children my age. Love, Kaya, $50.

Anonymous, $25.

To keep the children warm. Mary Lou Treat, $25.

Jamaica Benefit Association, $100.

To honor all the good dogs! Autumn, $25.

Happy Holidays to all the elephants! Vivian Thomas, $10.

In memory of my Grandparents Ken and Mini Tatro as well as all my aunt and uncles that have joined them and Jeff King a great guy, we all wish was still with us. Mike, Ginger and Jessica Tatro, $50.

In loving memories of our loved ones who made our lives better. MJ Bibeau and Family, $25.

In loving memory of Thomas and Mary Flynn, Jack Flynn, and Bertie Sprague, Sr. from Bertie and Christine Sprague, $50.

Remembering our son "Willie." Don and Alice, $25.

Today: $ 2,517.50

Previous: $29,247.55

Total to Date: $31,765.05