Angels for Children seeking donations for gift drive

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Organizers plan holiday gifting for area foster children

Angels for Children of the 39th Circuit, which encompasses Barry, Lawrence and Stone counties, is organizing a Christmas gift drive for foster children in the tri-county area.

Foster children are already filling out their Christmas wish lists for the holiday season.

Plans are being finalized for gift delivery to take place on Dec. 1, so foster parents will have them available for distribution on Christmas.

Organizers of the 501c3 organization are seeking monetary donations from family members, friends, neighbors, businesses and other interested parties in order to help fulfill the Christmas wishes of these children and youth.

Those interested in donating may contact Tracy Howard in Barry County, at 417-847-4761 ext. 262 or e-mail Tracey.L.Howard@dss.mo.gov; Cody Murray in Lawrence County at 417-678-1228 ext. 276, or by e-mail at Cody.M.Murray@dss.mo.gov; and Kortney Holenda in Stone County, at 417-357-6118 ext. 248 or by e-mail at Kortney.Sekscinski@dss.mo.gov.

Monetary donations may be sent to: Angels for Children Inc., P.O. Box 491, Monett, MO 65708.

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