A Toy Store set up by Centenary United Methodist Church Youth Group will provide new gifts for children attending the dinner. We have been blessed by their support for some time, and with 1200 families and as many as 1800 individuals in need this holiday season, donations such as this are particularly welcome.
"There are many families that are hurting", Wood said. "We can't do this without volunteers, there is just no way", Stewart said.
"Some of our individual kettles have increased, from an individual kettle base from previous year", Hughes said.
"We ended up having to fill a good many of them, but we made sure we were very generous and I just know these kids are going to feel really blessed come Christmas morning", Stewart said.
"The Rotary clubs of Burlington will be hosting most of our kettle locations on Saturday to hopefully give us a push over the top".
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