From the state of Tennessee to the town of West Dover and many places in between, donations arrived on Tuesday for the 77th annual Reformer Christmas Stocking. They arrived by mail, e-mail and on foot. This year's goal is set at $90,000. As of now, $27,377 has been received, almost a third of the goal.
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 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.
Merry Christmas from The Toussaints, $100.
In loving memory of our Mother, Harriet Drury. Peggy Scott and Linda Leclair, $25.
In loving memory of Larry Scott, Sr. Peggy Scott, $20.
For the Children, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. In lieu of local Christmas cards.
In loving memory of Charles Daniels and Philip White. Lorraine Daniels, $20.
In loving memory of Thomas and Mary Flynn, Jack Flynn and Bertie Sprague, Sr. Bertie and Christine Sprague, $50.
Merry Christmas to the Children. Steven Fusco, $30.
In loving memory of Donald Forbes, $50.
In memory of all the Joslins that left me, Charles, Alice, Donnie, Joyce, Bruce, Lee, Sandy, and in honor of the one who didn't, Jean. $50.
In loving memory of Uncle Harvey LaFountain, who loved children. God Bless you all. June and Mike Corbeil, $25.
In memory of my loving husband, Clyde J. Parsons. Roberta, $25.
In memory of Walter, husband, Sherman and Rachel Dompier, parents, and June Wells, good friend, miss you all. Gloria Turner, $20.
In memory of Edward S. Coughlin. Richard Lucier, $25.
In loving memory of our daughter Pam Johnson, our niece Debbie Magoon and our great nephew Jimmy Evans. Tom and Barbara Johnson, $50.
In memory of Jennifer Wells, $15.
Broad Brook Grange No. 151 Inc., Guilford, $100.
Edwin and Linda, Holland's Bloom, $65.
Merry Christmas, Carson! Love, Grandma and Grandad, $100.
In lieu of gifts. Merry Christmas to my wonderful siblings and their spouses. Love, Jeanne, $100.
In memory of my husband Floyd Underwood, my parents Charles and Mildred Norman and my nephew Brent Harrington. Thelma Underwood, $25.
In memory of Florence Wood. Sandi and Rick, $100.
In Loving Memory of: William & Florence Rounds, Cummy & Minnie Coomes, Ronnie Rounds, Bernice Magoon, Larry & Winnie Brissette, Daisy Rist, Dick Shaw, Lee Coleman, Kathy Holton & Zeus. Dave & Millie Austin, $50.
In memory of our families. Peter and Pat, $50.
Diana and James Urbaska, $100.
Merry Christmas to All -- The Riccardi Sisters: Meg, Dorothy, Jean, Sheila, Karen. $25.
Today: $ 2,155.00
Total to Date: $27,377.00