Mom doing it all but could use some help
Mary's mother has been unable to find work, and while she helps watch her kids, Mary says bills have been piling up. "It's just so hard," she said. "My car broke down, and I have to get new tires."
"He's such a good boy, he's always thinking of his brothers and sisters. And he's a great student," Mary said. "I call him the man of the house."
Mary says she wants to give her son and her other children special things for Christmas. Despite the challenges the family has faced recently, she says she is grateful, and she wants to instill this feeling in her children.
The generosity of Santa Fund donors makes it possible for the holidays to still be a joyful time. The Santa Fund makes food, clothing and gifts available during the holiday season, so ﬁnancially stressed families can put their resources toward paying bills for basic needs.
How to donate
Santa Fund donations can be made by completing the online form by clicking "Donate" below or send a check to:
THE SANTA FUND
You can also drop off the printed form in our newspaper and a donation in the Santa Fund box at the Union Leader, 100 William Loeb Drive in Manchester from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. We will also have a donation drop box at the Intown Manchester Holiday Market on Thursday, November 29 and every Thursday in December.
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