The 77th annual Reformer Christmas Stocking is still climbing toward its goal of $90,000. Today it stands at $86,273.19. One year ago today, the amount collected was $89,332.88. The goal was reached soon after on Jan. 3.

All donations go for the purchase of warm outer wear for children through age 15.

All contributions will continue to 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 memory of John Mazzuchi. Diana Mazzuchi, $25.

Because everyone should be snug and warm. KD, $50.

We love you and miss you, Judy Flynn. Thank you for everything you gave to your community! $100.

Happy New Year to our incredible teachers at Dummerston School. You inspire us every day! Lila and Lucy, $100.

Kenneth Wood, $100.

In Honor of Olga Schlott and her daughter Laura, from Karen, $25.

Happy New Year to Shorty and Mary! Enjoy the grapefruits! $21.

In honor of Darcy Gingerich, $50.

In memory of Francesca and Donato. Francine and Roberto, $30.

In loving memory of Claire. Bob Grussing, $100.

Anonymous, $50.

In memory of Doug McCrea, Jess Wheeler, and my wife Angie. Stuart, $25.

Missing our sisters, Sandy and Martie, my brother Howard and our parents. Reg and Julie Fox, $25.

In honor of my friend Byron. Nancy, $25.

Anonymous, $25.

In memory of Big Charlie, $300. Today: $ 1,051.00

Previous: $85,222.19

Total to Date: $86,273.19