Mother wants brighter Christmas for girl with brain tumor

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An Augusta mother had to quit her job to take care of a young daughter with a brain tumor and would now like some help to make her Christmas brighter.

“She’s unable to go to school because we’re at the hospital all the time,” the mother writes. “Through the grace of God, she’s in remission. I’m asking for help because such might be the only thing my kids get for Christmas. Thank you.”

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 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and at 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

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