The 27th year of the Vacant Stocking Fund commences now.
The goal is $100,000 and will not be satisfied with out your help. A generous matching problem from the Sewell Spouse and children of Providers has been presented to match donations up to $50,000.
Money keep in Ector County and assist needy households like that of Susan, not her serious name.
Susan is an 81-12 months-aged grandmother increasing a 9-calendar year-outdated grandchild. This relatives can be assisted by way of the Vacant Stocking Fund, an once-a-year fundraising exertion by the Odessa American and The Salvation Army. Vacant Stocking Cash go for a superior holiday meal and tiny gifts below the tree. Donations to the Empty Stocking Fund may perhaps be mailed or shipped to the Salvation Military Group Centre, 810 E. 11th St., or the Odessa American, 700 N. Grant, Suite 800. ZIP codes for both of those are 79761. Simply call the Salvation Military at 332-0738. The Empty Stocking Fund was developed by the Odessa American in 1995 and has lifted more than $2.1 million.