Stories tagged with: Christmas Baskets

December 5, 2011 - 12:45pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

The holidays are right around the corner, and The Salvation Army in Muskingum County is asking for your help filling Christmas baskets for those in need.

Major Ralph Campbell says The Salvation Army is providing food baskets for over 1200 families this Christmas season. Food items such as mixed vegetables, macaroni & cheese, and canned pasta are just a few of the items still needed. Campbell says donations from organizations, like the Ohio National Guard, are vital.

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January 3, 2011 - 7:16pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

The Salvation Army wants to thank the community for their generosity this holiday season.

Office Assistant Mindy McCloy says The Salvation Army was able to service 1800 children, providing 7200 gifts.  McCloy says before Christmas, donations were down so they didn't know how they were going to fill their annual Christmas baskets.  But with the community's help, they were able to fill all 2300 baskets.

"We did put a plea out to the community and they came through....

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