Christmas Basket Fund grows to $4,322


The annual Christmas Basket Fund grew to $4,322 with the addition of $220 in donations through Thursday afternoon.

The newest donations are:

» In memory of our son, Billy, and our parents, Bill and Mary Ulrey and Bob and Wilma Norrell, $100; from Pat and Jerry Norrell

» Merry Christmas, $20; from anonymous

» Merry Christmas, $50; from Janet Barkes

» In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn M. Keach and Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Caplinger and all other family members, $50; from Larry and Kathe Caplinger

Now in its 71st year, the project is sponsored by American Legion Post 89 in Seymour in partnership with Jay C Food Stores, Jackson County Bank and The Tribune.

All donations may be mailed to or dropped off at American Legion Post 89, The Tribune or any branch of Jackson County Bank.

Businesses, corporations, service groups, churches, individuals or families may donate. Donors may contribute anonymously if they choose and may dedicate their donations to others. Donors and their dedications are published daily in The Tribune.

To receive one of the gift cards, people must live in Jackson County and must submit a letter stating their need for assistance. The deadline to apply was Thursday.

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