An Augusta woman is raising her three grandchildren and would appreciate a better Christmas for them this year.
“Three years ago my daughter was hit by a car and is now permanently in a nursing home,” she writes. “I’m raising my grandchildren by myself on a very limited income and need help to give them a decent Christmas.”
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.