12/16/04 — It's done! Empty Stocking Fund reaches goal

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It's done! Empty Stocking Fund reaches goal

By Linda Luck
Published in News on December 16, 2004 1:57 PM

In the true spirit of Christmas, students at Eastern Wayne Middle School collected $1,202.22 for the Empty Stocking Fund, putting the charity over its $33,000 goal.

Enough money has been received to provide 610 less-fortunate children with a new toy, an outfit of new clothes and a stocking filled with treats.

The children will receive the gifts at the annual party on Saturday morning.

The latest contributions:

Seyboro Cyclist & Bicycle World 300.00

Anonymous 25.00

Eastern Wayne Middle School 1,201.22

Golden Oldies, Westwood UMC 25.00

In Memory of Lester Hare by Frances Hare 100.00

In Honor of Elder Edward Bostic 25.00

In Appreciation to all that participated in the 7th Annual Christmas Charity reverse drawing 1500.00

In Memory of Conrad Wessell Jr. 25.00

Best Grove Chapter No 568 OES 25.00

Given In Memory of our son, Thomas Carroll Franklin, by Cathy & Tim Franklin 500.00

Frank Noyes 25.00

In Memory of Nana Rose by Trey, Traci & Kyle 75.00

In Memory of Martha Alice Rose 150.00

Shannon Marie Grady 50.00

Today's Total $ 4,026.22

Previous Total $ 29,324.50

Total to Date $ 33,350.72