Gifts are needed for Cheney kids
Now in its 12th year, recipient participation in Cheney’s Christmas Gifts for Cheney Kids remains steady, and perhaps even more so this season.
Project coordinator Sally Shamp said they began fielding inquiries about the annual gift drive in August and September. Because of that, they decided to open enrollment to families seeking gifts earlier this year, beginning taking names Nov. 6.
“It turns out that 60 kids have already been registered for the Christmas gifts by Nov. 13, and we hadn’t even started taking names before Thanksgiving last year when we served 178 children,” Shamp wr...