December 26, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 36

Almost 200 served by Christmas Gifts for Cheney Kids

Christmas Gifts for Cheney Kids gift distribution took place last Friday with 197 children, representing 84 families, receiving gifts at the Wren Pierson Community Center.

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That figure is 19 more children and eight more families than last year, although project coordinator Sally Shamp said in an email that several families did not show up to receive gifts, possibly because of the snow that fell Friday. Overall there were 655 gifts donated, along with 350 books, as well as over $1,650 in monetary contributions.

Shamp said Feed Cheney along with several other local charities will make sure the...

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