Christmas Basket Fund keeps growing


The annual Christmas Basket Fund grew to $4,908 with $650 in donations Thursday and Friday.

The newest donations are:

  • In memory of Roy, Lillie and Bob Runge, $50
  • In memory of Sue Warinner, Ruth and Ambrose Elsner, $50
  • Merry Christmas, $100 from the Lucas family reunion
  • In memory of our loved ones, Missy McKinnney, Mary Ellen and Wilford and other loved ones. We miss you, $25 from Judy McKinney and family
  • In memory of our loved ones, $25 from Mary Hall and family
  • In loving memory of our dear friend, Barb Wiethoff Guthrie, $100 from the Herd
  • In memory of Harold Winkler, Pamela Pfeiffer and sons John and James, $50 from Rodger Winkler
  • In memory of our parents and grandparents, $200 from Steve and Joann Lanam
  • In memory of Robert Dirks, $50 from Jane Dirks

Now in its 72nd year, the project is sponsored by American Legion Post 89 in Seymour in partnership with Jay C Food Stores, JCB and 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. Requests should be mailed to American Legion Basket Fund, P.O. Box 566, Seymour, IN 47274. All requests must be received by Friday.

There is a limit of one gift card per person and one per address. Requests that list a post office box address will not be accepted.

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