The Daily News’ annual Neighbors in Need drive has reached nearly $14,000. 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 TDN.com/nin or mail checks with the coupon to Neighbors in Need, The Daily News, P.O. Box 189, Longview, WA 98632.
The latest donations:
$750: Margaret and Tom Hickey in memory of Nina Ann Zellin
$500: Ed and Nancy Westen; anonymous in memory of loved ones
$250: Larry Turner, in memory of Obama’s legacy
$200: Don and Judy Fuller in memory of Virginia Urrutia; Jeanette Hourigan in memory of David Hourigan; Bob and Darnell Ringbom in memory of our son Ronald and the true meaning of Christmas; Dawn Fowler in memory husband Russel and friend Daryl Bacon and the staff at Walker House
$110: Anonymous in honor of OBSC
$100: Jim and Barb Enyeart in memory of Dana and Bruce; Joellen Eveland in memory of Shelby Eveland and David Eveland; Darnell Ringbom in memory of my mother and best friend Blossom Koehle; Bertie Tomlinson in memory of husband Terry Tomlinson, son Mike Northness and all departed family and friends; Charles and DAnielle Craig in memory of our parents; Myron Grant in memory of Esther Grant; Peggy Goodfellow; Gayle Burt in memory of Dave Burt and Ray Greenman; Patricia Peterson in memory of mom and dad; and Philip Nordin in memory of my father, Milton Nordin
$95: Darcie Chess in memory of Casea Little and Brian Hall
$50: Harley and Carol Michels in memory of our dear departed family and friends
$45: Karen, Sue and Mara in memory of Mary Lou Lance
$40: Eino Ritola in memory of my wife, Fae Ritola
$25: Vivian Beaudet in memory of Joanie Evans and David Beaudet
$10: Bootsie in memory of Mommie and Daddy; anonymous