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Updated: February 20, 2013 2:04AM

To donate to the Hope Fund, send checks or money orders to Help Them To Hope, c/o The Lake County News-Sun, 1225 Tri-State Parkway, Suite 520, Gurnee, IL 60031, or Help Them To Hope, c/o NorStates Bank, 1601 N. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085. Donations also may be made in person at the Hope Box at The News-Sun or at any NorStates branch.

All Help Them To Hope donations go to local service agencies that provide direct financial support and services to Lake County residents in need.

Agencies that benefit from your donations this year are: A Safe Place/Lake County Crisis Center, Catholic Charities of Lake County, Community Social Services, Christian Outreach of Lutherans, PADS Lake County, Open Arms Mission and Mothers Trust Foundation.

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Donations for Friday totaled $3,245. Total to date is $47,649.28


Jenniev Sodman: $25.

Anonymous: In memory of Vincent Spokas, Check No. 3342, $50.

Fox Lake

Lilac Apts. Monday Afternoon Coffee: Blessings to all, $50.


David and Cheryl Ross: In memory of Gordon and Carol Gillings, $200.

Highland Park

Teddy Bear: In memory of Margaret E. Stromberg and Ethel E. Thompson, $25.


Valerie Carlson: $40.

I.B.E.W. Local 150: In memory of IBEW Local 150 deceased members, $1,000.


James Martz: $25.


Mary Jane Denison: $30.

Dorcas Circle Community Protestant Church: $75.

Park City

Lorraine Ford: In loving memory of my husband, George W. Ford, $100.

Round Lake

Audrey Edenhofer: $25.


Janice Schroeder: In memory of loved ones, $100.


Faye Springs: For relatives and friends who have gone on before. Always in my heart, $100.

Tom and Baerbel Love: In memory of Jeff Love, $100.

Gert Vardeman: In memory of my parents, Joseph “Barney” and Margaret Selzer, and my brothers, Joseph Jr., Richard and Pete Selzer, $100.

Gert Vardeman, Gary Vardeman and Pat Miltimore: In memory of beloved daughter and sister, Joyce Bryer, $100.

Anonymous: In memory of Bennie and Mae Gordon, Check No. 9291, $200.

Waukegan area

Family, Friends and Neighbors: In memory of Arlene Battisfore, $250.

Winthrop Harbor

The Coen Family: In memory of Donald E. Coen, $100.

Al and Barb Alexander: In memory of our deceased loved ones, $50.


Terry: In memory of Donald Springer, $100.

Mare: In memory of my dad, Bert Boyer, $100.

Mom and Terry: In memory of Kim Hensley, $100.

Mary Jean: In memory of the Boyer and Dolinar families, $100.

Sturtevant, Wis.

BRP IS/IT Dept.: In memory of Arlene Battisfore, $100.

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