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Santa Fund continues

The Santa Fund, established in 1894, goes to help provide warm clothing and school supplies for families of young children who may be struggling to pay for these items. Sponsored by The Daily Progress and radio station WINA in conjunction with The United Way of Greater Charlottesville, the Santa Fund serves children in the city of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange.

You can donate online at or by mail a check to Santa Fund for Schoolkids, 200 Garrett Street Suite I, Charlottesville, VA 22902. You also can honor or remember a loved one by giving in their honor or memory.

The Daily Progress will publish the names of new donors each day and designate in whose honor a gift is made.


In memory of: Llewellyn, Harry, Winston, Joanie, Tim, Bob, Ray, Rana, Randy, Ricky, Elizabeth, Mavis, Russ, Francis (SIS), E.C., Evelyn, Windsor, Chip, George, Janie, Big Jack and all my grandparents, great-grandparents, and family who have gone on, $262.50

In memory of Mom, Dad, and Nanny. Miss y’all, $105

In memory of Jackie Gitchell From Mike and Ruth, $105

The Lancaster Family, $105

Pamela Neff and Gerald Hankins, $52.50

Thanking public school educators—Doug Bierly, $105

Ruth and Malcolm Bell, $210

For the children, $52.50

In honor of Clovis, The Cat, The sweetheart of Cargil Lane, $250

In honor or Richard B. Hewitt, $300

John D. Shannon, $120

TODAY’S TOTAL: $1,667.50

RUNNING TOTAL: $147,628.74

GOAL: $200,000

TO REACH GOAL: $52,371.26


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