“She’s afraid that she may not see next year,” the mother writes. “I’m currently out of work because of her sickness and can’t afford to get as much. I really need help.”
The Augusta Chronicle Empty Stocking Fund has helped people such as this for 82 years. Last year, the charity raised more than $104,000 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.
• Drop off donations at the cashier’s office at The Chronicle News Building, 725 Broad St., weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and at the Columbia County Bureau, Publix shopping center, 4272 Washington Road, Suite 3B, weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
• Donate online at augustachronicle.com/emptystocking.