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Christmas Blessing Fund nears $20,000 mark

The Mathews Ruritan Club Christmas Blessing Fund is well on the way toward the club’s goal of $20,000 after four weeks.

Honorary Chairperson Nelda Gibbs said in a press release on Tuesday that the fund had received donations of $19,009 thus far.

“There is still time to make your generous and much-needed donations,” she said. “Now, more than ever, needy families in our community need our help in keeping their families warm and safe.”

Tax-deductible contributions to assist needy families with home heating costs may be sent to: Christmas Blessing Fund, P.O. Box 74, Mathews, Va. 23109.

For more information, call Charles H. “Sonny” Richardson at 804-815-8422.


Donations were received this week from the following people: Patricia M. Almond, D. Kevin and Cynthia P. Bohannon, Janice S. Bohannon, Jo Anna and James Wesley Brown, John E. and Rebecca W. Brown, Charles H. and Phyllis D. Buchanan Sr., Henry G. Burroughs, Lois A. and Roger L. Carmine, Cmdr. Allan R. and Carol...

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