Christmas Basket Fund growing


The annual Christmas Basket Fund grew to $5,233 with $325 in donations Monday.

The newest donations are:

  • Merry Christmas, $ 50 from Carole and Herb Williams
  • In memory of Floyd and Mary Butler, $100
  • Merry Christmas to friends and family, $50 from Larry and Shirley Lewis
  • Merry Christmas, $100 from Jackson County Public Library staff
  • Happy Holidays to friends and neighbors, $25 from Dwight and Maxine King

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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