The Daily News’ annual Neighbors in Need drive has reached $15,651.53. The drive began on Thanksgiving Day and continues through New Year’s Day.

During the drive, TDN collects collect monetary donations and gives every penny to the Longview St. Vincent de Paul and Salvation Army. The newspaper pays all administrative costs.

Neighbors in Need has raised more than $1.2 million since it began in 1987. Last year, the drive collected about $55,500. This year’s goal is $60,000.

To donate online, go to or mail checks with the coupon to Neighbors in Need, The Daily News, P.O. Box 189, Longview, WA 98632.

The latest donations:

$500: The Bridgewater family in memory of C.C. Bridgewater Jr.; and Darold Dietz in loving memory of Dennis Anthony Dietz — mom and dad.

$200: Chuck and Debbie Ward for our parents Charlie and Marie Ward and Dacus and Hollon Clark, sisters Loretta and Ethel, and family and friends who have left us too early; and anonymous.

$100: anonymous in memory of Cody Rickert; and Diane Dick in memory of Donna Streb.

$75: Susan Maxey in memory of mom, dad and Sara.

$37: Roger Cleveland in memory of Martin Cleveland.

The Daily News, Longview, Wash.