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Updated: November 29, 2013 12:36PM
The annual Help Them to Hope holiday fund drive has ended with nearly $76,000 raised in 2012-13.
Money collected will stay in Lake County to aid residents in need.
While this season’s campaign is over, donations are accepted throughout the year. 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 those who live in Lake County.
Agencies that benefit from donations this campaign season 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.
For more information, visit www.helpthemtohope.com.
Donations for Friday totaled $609.60. Total to date is $75,951.11.
Hope Box: $37.75
Carol Denman: In memory of Doris Leable, $35.
Joyce Heide: $100.
Anonymous: In memory of loved ones, Check No. 5133, $75.
Lorraine Jahnke: In memory of Evelyn Kuhar Chiarelli, Walter and Glenn Jahnke, $100.
George Houchin: In memory of Lola Houchin, $100.
Donations from the Staff of the Waukegan Park District: $161.85.