“My husband has been out of work and this has left me to be the only one working,” she writes. “I am trying to take care of everything by myself, so I’m not going to be able to give my kids a Christmas. I’m hoping you can help me make my children happy on Christmas morning.”
The Augusta Chronicle Empty Stocking Fund has helped people such as this for 81 years. Last year, the charity raised more than $115,000 that helped children and families across the region. Donations are tax-deductible. To contribute:
• Mail donations to The Augusta Chronicle’s Empty Stocking Fund, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.
• Bring donations to the cashier’s office at The Chronicle News Building, 725 Broad St., weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and the Columbia County Bureau, Publix shopping center, 4272 Washington Road, Suite 3B, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Donate online at augustachronicle.com/emptystocking.