Sunday, December 6, 2015

Empty Stocking Fund ... Fund helps young family struggling to pay bills

Donations to the Empty Stocking Fund may be mailed or delivered to the Salvation Army Community Center, 810 E. 11th St., or the Odessa American, 222 E. Fourth St. ZIP codes for both are 79761. Call the Salvation Army at 332-0738. The Empty Stocking Fund was created by the Odessa American in 1995 and has raised more than $1.5 million. Empty Stocking funds enable the Salvation Army to provide toys and food baskets to needy families in Odessa. This year’s goal is $150,000.

• Fund helps young family struggling to pay bills

Staff Report
Odessa American

ODESSA, TEXAS - This year’s rough economy is hurting a young Odessa family with the father just starting a new job after being laid off. The mother’s hours at her job were also cut back and they are struggling to catch up on their bills. ...

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