The 77th annual Reformer Christmas Stocking is picking up speed as donations arrive at the Reformer. Over the weekend we received $3,660, bringing the total so far up to $38,642. This year's goal is 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 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.
Miss you Grammy Taylor. Love, Karin, $20.
In memory of my parents, Marion and Joe Taylor, my brother, Charles Taylor, and especially my husband, Kermit. I love and miss you all so much. Pat, $50.
In lieu of Christmas gifts the Vernon Seniors collected $100 to donate to the area children. Merry Christmas. The Vernon Seniors, $100.
To warm the children. Cookie, $25.
In memory of "The Duffer," Linda Sala, Hugh and Rachel Foster. Paul and Lyda, $100.
In memory of Linda Yeaw, a loving wife and devoted mother. Merrill, Robert and Denise, $50.
In loving memory of Mary B. Galanes, a dear friend. Inez and Lenny, $50.
Carl Hirth, $25.
In honor of Pom-Pom and Poppy, who always make Christmas extra special. We love you! XOXO Haley and Vanessa, $20.
In loving memory of Henry. Janice, $20.
In honor of our grandchildren who bring us constant joy: Daniel, Tyler, Zoe, Jeffrey, and Claire. Honey and Pop Pop Murtha, $150.
In memory of Richard Shaw. D.B., $25.
In memory of Gary Reynolds. We love and miss you. Mom, Wanda, Kathy, Ella and Charley, $100.
With thoughts of my favorite niece, Cathy, who is missed. With love, Joyce K., $20.
In loving memory of our daughter, Cathy. Joe and Ellen Roy, $50.
In memory of our departed sisters. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 5, $100.
In honor of our grandchildren, Ian, Chris, Jordyn, Ryleigh, Brendan, McKenna, Ainsley and Cohen. Grandma an Grandpa, $20.
In memory of our parents, Frederick and Gertrude Wolfe, Louis and Rita Demarini. Fred and Carol Wolfe, $50.
With fond memories of A.J. Revilla. Sue and Rick Flagler, $25.
In loving memory of John and Helen Lord. Sue and Rick Flagler, $50.
In memory of Theresa Powling. Marlboro Cares, $25.
Judeth Lefevre, $50.
In loving memory of my parents, Warren and Nan Franklin, my husband, Jim, my brothers Lawrence, Gordon and Russell and sisters-in-law, Pat, Flora, Frieda and Shirley, and my sister, Glenice Carter and her husband, Tom. Elaine Petrie, $25.
In memory of Mort. Pat, $100.
In loving memory of my husband, Bill Holbrook. Thanks for the memories. Joanne, $25.
Best wishes for a Happy and Healthy New Year. Kathy and Dave Larsen, $50.
For the children. John and Elisabeth Babbitt, $100.
To Devin. Aunt C, $100.
To help keep the children warm. Mary Lou Treat, $25.
In memory of A.J. Revilla. Jane and Tom Deubler, $25.
Happy Holidays. "The Lafland Family," $25.
Remembering Sonja. Dewey, $100.
In memory of my parents Bob and Catherine Emond. Because they loved Christmas and children so much. Terry Emond, $25.
In memory of my best friend Mike Hill. "It's all just fish on a lawn mower." Terry Emond, $20.
In memory of Frank Vara, a wonderful principal and teacher. A Former Student, $20.
In loving memory of Marsom, Ronald and Hazel, $100.
In memory of the Hillwinds Kids: David Jenn and John. With love. $50.
In loving memory of Jack and Mildred Feyock. With all our love, $50.
With warm wishes from Minnesota. Gregory and Elizabeth Peterson Lawrence, $100.
Money raised on Jeans Day by employees at Northeast Home Loan, LLC, in West Chesterfield, N.H., $160.
Happy Holidays. Vicki Gragen, $100.
In loving memory of my beloved wife, Ann Clifford. I miss you dearly. Your husband, Paul W. Clifford, $25.
For Grammy and Poppy, who loved children, $100.
Happy Holidays. Norm and Kathy Bartlett, $100.
In memory of Malk. Love, Me, $100.
In memory of Bruce Chaloux and Jessie Allbee. Judy Abascal, $25.
In memory of The Boys -- Flounder, Fred, and Sidney, $100.
In memory of Ruthanne Brown. Richard Cole, MAT 10, $25.
Merry Christmas to all, family and friends, present and gone on. Henry and Carrie, $50.
For the children of this community. Janet and Al Cramer, $50.
In memory of Ryland, Gert, Bob and Meg. The Adam Family, $100.
In memory of Marguerite Brehm Westerlund and Elizabeth Wagner. Jill and Don Brehm, $200.
In loving memory of my parents, Hilma and Wilbur Robertson. Mary Ellen Wallace and Larry Hudon Sr., $25.
In memory of our brother Tom Diorio from Steven and Ann Diorio, $25.
In loving memory of Cindy Bousquet. Laura Blair, $25.
Seth Procter, $100.
William Menezes, $25.
Patricia Gordon, $30.
In loving memory of June Bryant. Jane Bryant, $75.
To keep the children warm. Judi Mills, $30.
In book-loving memory of John Fuchs. From Bob and Susan Arnold, $25.
Today: $ 3,660.00
Total to Date: $38,642.00