The 77th annual Reformer Christmas Stocking continues climbing toward this year’s goal of $90,000. Today it stands at $32,172.

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 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 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 my daughter Lynn Marie on the occasion of her birthday. Love and miss you. You’ll always be 21. Mom, $25.

In loving memory of my husband Bernie, remembering Christmases past and our many years together. Love and miss you, Jeannette, $25.

Happy Holiday Season. Kitty and George, $50.

In loving memory of Mary Elizabeth Ratti, a wonderful mother and my loving wife for 62 years. Bob Ratti, $50.

In loving memory of my parents and Mary Elizabeth’s parents and in honor of our very special grandsons, Michael S. Ratti and Max and Robbie Bicknell. Bob Ratti, $50.

Brattleboro Area Socialist Party, $50.

In memory of Jane Wheelock and Greg, Steve and Gwen Baird. The Beauvais and Naioleari Family, $100.

In loving memory of my brother, Charles. Michelle Kaiser, $50.

In loving memory of our son, Charles. Pat and Al Kaiser, $100.

In memory of Dinah Breunig and her uncle, John Stix. Katharine, Lauren, and Fred, $100.

Honoring the warmth of our parents/grandparents love. Dave and Cindy Twombly and family, $50.

Thank you Sue Greenbaum for all your help this past year. From the members of Sportsmen’s Inc. Guilford, $250.

In memory of my father, Osmer Clark, Jr., and brother Brett. Penny Clark Sheedy, $25.

Anonymous, $50.

In loving memory of my husband, Bertie E. Sprague Sr., Myrtle, $25.

Anonymous, $100.

To all my loving family. Sallie L. Olmstead, $100.

In memory of Don Elliott and Oscar Robinson. Sylvia Elliott, $50.

In memory of Harriet Murdock from her sister, Ruth Cross, $25.

Happy Holidays! Homer and Allison Johnson, $50.

To honor my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Bob Holden, $50.

Employees of the West Brattleboro Branch of Wells Fargo Advisors, $500.

In memory of Punkin -- the best kitty ever, $25.

In memory of Susan Cianflone and Ethel Scharfen. Richard Cianflone and Greg Scharfen, $50.

From a BUHS ‘74 Class Member, $74.

In memory of my husband, son and my mother. Isabel Madore, $25.

To Michael Henry and Florence. Pops, $100.

Today: $ 2,149.00

Previous: $30,023.00

Total to Date: $32,172.00