Following are the latest donations to Mac’s Toy Fund:

- William and Mary James of Beckley, $20

- Madalene Vaughan of Beckley, in memory of Paul E. Vaughan, $300

- First Baptist Church Friendship Class, in honor of non-active members, $25

- Trap Hill VFW Post 11307 of Bolt, $110

- Donations from those attending Trap Hill VFW Post 11307 Thanksgiving-Christmas dinner, $110

- Susan and Ned Payne of Beckley, $100

- Fred Ferri Jr. of Oak Hill, $50

- Kenneth Paugh of Bradley, in memory of Frank and Ada Pearl Paugh Sr. and Frank Paugh Jr., $50

- Kelly and Betty Foster of Bolt, $25

- Douglas O. Lewis of Cambridge, Ohio; WWHS Class of 1957; “Beckley will always be home;” $25

- Betty Gilbert of Daniels, $100

- Friendship Class of First Christian Church, $25

- Russell Thomas of Dade City, Fla.; “Many years ago this fund was instrumental in making my Christmas merry, therefore it is only befitting that I contribute a small token in appreciation of the efforts of this fund.”; $25

- Geneva Clyburn of Beckley, $50

- Mrs. Lillian J. Melton of Beckley, in memory of her dear husband, H.E. “Buster” Melton, $100

- Hazel Fotos of Prosperity, in memory of her grandson Konrad Ward Otte, $100

- Judy and Buzzy Ragland of Daniels, $100

- John and Betty Shumate of Beckley, $25

Today’s total: $1,340

Total to date: $2,110

Send donations to:

Mac’s Toy Fund

P.O. Box 2398

Beckley, WV 25802

In addition to monetary donations, used toys in good condition are needed for distribution at the Dec. 16 party at the Raleigh County Armory. Invitations will be mailed by the Department of Health and Human Resources. Toys may be taken during business hours to BJW Printing on Robert C. Byrd Drive across from Little Caesar’s pizza.

Boy Scout troops 103, 3 and 295 are accepting donations of used bikes behind Beckley Fire Department Station No. 3 on Eisenhower Drive and behind the Raleigh County Armory. They will make any needed repairs and the bicycles will be given to needy children at the Dec. 16 party.

For more information, contact Arnold Bolen at 252-3874.

Students from Shady Spring High School’s National Honor Society are in the midst of their annual Mac’s coat drive.

Drop-off boxes are located at Ghent Elementary School, Shady Spring Elementary School, CVS on Ritter Drive in Beaver, CVS on Harper Road, CVS on Robert C. Byrd Drive, Kroger on Ritter Drive in Beaver, Food Lion, Wayne’s Family Foods in Daniels, Beckley Newspapers and Big Lots.

Coats of all sizes in good, clean condition are needed. The deadline for donating is Dec. 13.

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