Empty Stocking: Unemployed mother needs help this Christmas

Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 7:58 PM
Last updated Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 12:28 AM
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WHO’S IN NEED

An Augusta woman would like some help bringing Christmas to her three sons this year.

“My job closed down and I haven’t been able to find anything at this time,” she writes. “If I don’t get help my children will be without. If you could help my kids have some Christmas, I would really appreciate it. It will be a great blessing.”

The Augusta Chronicle Empty Stocking Fund has helped people such as this for 83 years. Last year, the charity raised more than $93,000 that helped children and families across the region.

Donations are tax-deductible.

HOW 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.

– From staff reports

 
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