Continue giving to Christmas Happiness

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 13, 2018

By Shavonne Walker

SALISBURY — Christmas is less than two weeks away and contributions from the community for the Christmas Happiness Fund are very much still needed.

The fund assists families at the holidays to buy Christmas gifts for their children. The fund began over 60 years ago as a way to help those in the community. The Salisbury Post collects the donations and the Salvation Army distributes the money to local families.

Contributions to the Christmas Happiness Fund may be delivered to the Salisbury Post, 131 W. Innes St., between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays or mailed to Salisbury Post Christmas Happiness Fund, P.O. Box 4639, Salisbury, NC 28145-4639. Please make checks payable to Christmas Happiness and indicate how you want your donation listed.

Today’s contributions are:
Charity League of Salisbury — $300
In memory of Sublime Prince Chester Chunn and Sublime Prince Richard L. Stoner by Eureka Lodge #45 — $100
In memory of Jimmie Hartley who loved all the kids who rode his school bus or train at Dan Nicholas Park by Ed and Eileen Kanson-Kelly —$25
In honor of The Physicians and Staff at Novant Health Carolina Women’s Health Associates by S. Biskey — $100
In memory of our loved ones by The Sims, Kirchin and Corriher Families — $80
In honor of 4D’s of Andrew Jackson Lodge 576 — $100
In memory of Joe Hearne Rufty — $500
In honor of the Wednesday Night Pool Group by Bob Lewis — $50
In memory of Barbara Ayers by Eagle Heights Meet and Eat—  $115
In loving memory of Bill Killion, Melda Killion, Boyd Moon, Lucy Nell Moon, C. W. Moon, Randy Heilig and Betty Shinn, you are deeply missed. Love you Peggy Moon — $250
In loving honor of my family: Heather and Marty Broome, Alexis and Hunter Locklair, Blake Locklair and Brittany Livengood, Love you bunches, Momma, Grandmommy/Nana — $250
In memory of Jean Lyerly by Bettie and Jim Lyerly — $50
In loving memory of Todd Kimball and John and Catherine Kimball by Lee and Libby Holman — $50
In memory of John Ervin Bame by Sara Bame — $25
Charles A. Leslie — $25
In honor of Cindy Martin and family, Starla and Gary Smith and family, Dena and Don King and family, Margaret and Dale Basinger and family and Nelda Rinehart and Floyd Kerr and in memory of Steve Martin by Lanny and Jo Fowler — $100
In honor of Lara and Josh Musser Gritter by Discovery Class First Presbyterian — $100
Anonymous — $112.05
Total — $2,332.05
Running total — $22,897.81