Disabled man seeks help for grandchildren

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The family of a disabled painter would like to have a better holiday this year.

"The welfare of my grandchildren is the most important thing for me," the painter writes. "Unfortunately, I cannot give them anything this Christmas. My grandchildren have been with me the past four years, and I pray to God that I will be able to give them something this year."

The Augusta Chronicle Empty Stocking Fund has helped people such as this for 80 years. Last year, the charity raised more than $118,000 for children and families across the region.

How to help

- Mail donations to The Augusta Chronicle's Empty Stocking Fund, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

- Drop off donations at the cashier's office at The Chronicle News Building, 725 Broad St.; and at the Columbia County Bureau, Publix shopping center, 4272 Washington Road, Suite 3B.

- Donate online at chronicle.augusta.com/emptystocking/

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dani 12/06/10 - 12:56 pm
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I hope things work out for

I hope things work out for this grandfather who I assume is trying to raise his grandchildren. No mention of the parents ...

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