Christmas Basket Fund grows to $6,072


Christmas Basket Fund grows to $6,072

The annual Christmas Basket Fund grew to $6,072 with the addition of $550 in donations through Saturday.

The newest donations are:

» In loving memory of Sarah E. Blevins, $150; from her family.

» In memory of Bob Hoaks, $50; from David and Kelly.

» In lieu of Christmas cards and in memory of my husband, Orville Hackman, friends, neighbors, relatives, my parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Nehrt and Mr. and Mrs. Alva Hackman, $100; from Carolyn Hackman.

» In memory of Donnie Cooper, Dan Sturgeon and D.R. Riordan, $50; from Don Pridgen.

» In loving memory of our parents, Bill and Alma Simmons and Jesse and Florence Bobb, $200; from Dr. Kenneth and Carol Bobb.

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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