Thursday December 13, 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

In loving memory of my daughter Lynn Marie, on the occasion of her birthday -- Forever 21!! Mom, $25.

In loving memory of my husband Bernie who is missed more and more everyday. Jeannette, $25.

In loving memory of my father Bernie and my sister Lynn. You are gone, but never forgotten. Missing you during the holidays. Sharon, $50.

In loving memory of my grandparents John and Loretta and my cousin Brian.


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Remembering all the wonderful holidays we shared. Sharon, $25.

In loving memory of all deceased members of the Barrett Family, especially my grandparents William and Helen, my uncles Jack, Billy and Jim, and my Aunt Barbara. Sharon, $25.

In loving memory of Kermit Smith. We miss you. Mary and Jesse Sawin, $10.

In loving memory of my best friend Robert A. Torrey. Sarah Benton, $20.

In loving memory of Gene Garbe. Miss you. Andi, $25.

Warm wishes to all. Gregg and Ellen Wapner and our Match Buddy New Chapter. $100. (to be matched).

For the kids, Sherri Crawford, $40.

In memory of Edward and Natalie, Paul and Jeanette, $150.

In memory of Kelsey Wells. Always in our hearts. Gram and Grampa Parent, $50.

In memory of Max Huestis and Gary Reynolds. Shawn, $25.

In honor of Pat Smith and all she has done for this worthy program. Bob and Linda DuCharme, $50.

To my husband Charles Gilbert, I love you. You are always in my heart. Love, Leona. $25.

Remembering Kyle Gilbert. You will never be forgotten. Rich, Jordan and Dylan, $25.

To my grandson Kyle Gilbert. You will never be forgotten. Love, Grammie G., $25.

In the memory of Charles Gilbert (Papa). We love and miss you. Rich, Jordan and Dylan, $25.

In remembrance of Bill -- thanks for the precious memories. Love, Joanne, $25.

To all the children. Mary, $20.

For the children. John and Elisabeth Babbitt, $100.

In memory of my husband Jim and grandson Nicholas. Mary Galanes, $200.

In loving memory of my husband, Jim, and other family members and in lieu of local Christmas cards. Elaine Petrie, $10.

In loving memory of Mort. Pat, $100.

In loving memory of my husband, Ed Milkey, and our daughter, Joan Milkey Chavez. Missed so much. Dorothy Milkey, $50.

In lieu of Christmas gifts to my wonderful siblings and their spouses. Jeanne F., $100.

To honor our parents. Joe and Betty Slater, $50.

In memory of my parents, Sterling and Polly Wilson of Bennington, Vt. from Linn S. Wilson, $100.

In loving memory of Henry and Barbara, Arthur and Helen, $50.

In memory of my mother, Joyce Hamilton’s Christmas spirit. Marcia Hamilton, $50.

Happy Birthday Pop Pop. Daniel, David and Jacob, $100.

To Hezzie and Zeke. Merry Christmas. The Three Kings, $125.

To Winston, Esther and Richard Newman. Love forever and always, Nonnie. $50.

In memory of family and friends. Irma and Stanley Robertson, $50.

Merry Christmas! Sophie and Bruno, $25.

In loving memory of Harold and Maryann Wallace, Carmine Diorio, Tom Diorio, Helen Courtemanche. Ann and Steve Diorio, $25.

Anonymous, $100.

Brattleboro American Legion Post 5, $100.

God bless the little children. Tim and Pat Hamilton, $30.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Our heartfelt thanks to those who help keep children warm and feed those who are hungry. George and Rose Haynes. $100.

Merry Christmas little ones. Jon and Kathy Thatcher, $50.

In loving memory of Dick Dowley, greatly missed. $50.

In honor of Cheri Ann Brodhurst. Jim and Laura, $50.

To all the children. Rita and Ray, $50.

In memory of former members, Phillip, Frank, Dennis and Conrad. Friday AM Doughnut Group, $25.

In honor of Laurie Anne Greenleaf as she graduates from Union Institute and University from your family in Maine, Missouri, Vermont, and, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, $20.

Laurie, We are so proud of your great achievement. Love, Mom and Mel, $20.

Laurie Anne, We love you and are so very proud of you, Gram and Beepa, $20.

For the children. In memory of Harry, Waew and Dawn. The Bennetts, $25.

Eleanor Riley-Perks, $75.

Today: $ 2,665.00

Previous: $31,765.55

Total to Date: $34,430.55