The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

December 16, 2011

Mac’s donations continue to flow in


— As the 81st annual Mac’s Toy Fund distribution party looms, donations continue to flow in.

Money received through donations is used to help pay for the party held every year at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center. Expenses include the cost of new toys, materials for handmade wooden toys, new coats, fruit bags and venue rental.

Following are the most recent contributions to Mac’s Toy Fund:

Anonymous, $100

Bill and Lynn O’Brien of Beckley, in memory of Inez O’Brien, $50

Children’s Church of Bolt Church of God, $285

Anonymous, $10

Frankie Bragg Gowman of Ghent, in memory of Michael L. Bragg and Harry Gowman Jr., $40

Raleigh County Singing Convention (see box for participating churches), $3,252

Larry and Peggy Weidensall of Crab Orchard, in memory of our loving parents, $50

Roy and Helen Bazzarre of Beckley, in memory of brother Jack Bazzarre, $25

Central Baptist Church of Beckley, $100

Ted Humphrey of Beckley, in memory of wife Jerre Humphrey, $30

Charles McCray of Beckley, $50

Dr. Patra Janney of Crab Orchard, in loving memory of husband William C. (Bill) Janney, $50

Peyton and Rylee Wiseman and Colton and Braylie Wiseman, “Merry Christmas and ho, ho, ho!” $25

Patricia Meador of Daniels, $25

Bob and Ruth Baker of Beckley, $50

Chuck and Carolyn Lucas of Beckley, in memory of her mother Hazel Magee, $50

Terry and Donna Miller of Daniels, in honor of granddaughter Clara Emerson Miller, $100

Dorothy Earehart of Daniels, in memory of W.W. “Bill” Earehart, $200

Mary Meadows of Beckley, in memory of sister Jeanne Carol Smith, $25

Today’s total: $4,517

Total to date: $25,353

Send donations to:

Mac’s Toy Fund

P.O. Box 2398

Beckley, WV 25802