Empty Stocking Fund seeks holiday donations for families in need

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Empty Stocking Fund
Empty Stocking Fund

The Empty Stocking Fund is seeking donations for the Salvation Army this Christmas season. The fund, which has been part of the Sun Journal for more than 50 years, raises a substantial amount of money for the Salvation Army for families in need during the holidays.

Donations can be made at the Salvation Army’s main office at 1402 Rhem Ave. in New Bern from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Checks made out to the Empty Stocking Fund can be mailed to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box Drawer E, New Bern, NC, 28563.

Today’s Featured Family

A young mom with two young children and awaiting the birth of baby number three in 2022 was diagnosed with COVID-19. She was excited when the doctor cleared her to return to work after three weeks. Sadly, on her first day back, she was rushed to the emergency room and told she had lost her baby. We can help bring joy to this mom when she receives the gifts for her two children because of donors like you.

Donations To Date

Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Anonymous - $5,000

Andrew Davidson MD - $500

Anonymous - $20

Grand Total To Date - $5,520

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