Christmas Basket program seeks contributions
© Culpeper TimesThe 2012 Community Christmas Basket Program is underway.
There are close to 590 applications and the group is looking for individuals, businesses, clubs or churches to adopt a family.
Families may be adopted by calling Sue Jenkins at 825-7768. Monetary donations may be sent to: Community Christmas Basket Program, P.O. Box 574, Culpeper 22701. These donations will be used to purchase a turkey or ham for all families.
New toys and canned goods can be dropped off at Clore-English Funeral Home on Route 29 South or at the old fire hall in Brandy Station after 1 p.m. on Dec. 12.
Canned goods can also be dropped off at the Culpeper County Library and area schools through their canned food drives. Patrons of the library may donate canned food in lieu of book fines through Dec. 8. Baskets will be packed on Dec. 12 and 13, beginning at 7 p.m. at the old Brandy Fire Hall. Recipients of baskets my pick them up Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the fire hall.
Delivery will be Dec. 16, beginning at 7 a.m. Volunteers are needed for packing and delivery. No need to call, just show up and you will be put to work.