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Santa Sacks return Dec. 9

The popular holiday tradition of Santa Sacks will return to the Lewisport Lions Community Center on Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The giveaway supplies families in need with a turkey and all the fixings for a full Christmas meal, along with toys, personal items and a small Bible. Monty and Noel Quinn…

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Giveaway reaches more than 300 kids, families with toys, clothes and food

Despite COVID-19 changing nearly everything, the annual Christmas giveaway went off without a hitch, and in fact the organizers say they might incorporate some of the changes into future years. “We had 305 kids,” said Beth Payne, the store manager for St. Vincent de Paul and the county coordinator for Toys for Tots. “And every…

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St. Vincent de Paul

At Christmastime people take more notice that St. Vincent de Paul is right in the middle of most if not all of the Christmas giveaways… but many don’t realize that the organization helps Hancock County residents year round with everything from shoes for kids, to roof leaks and utility bills. “We pay a lot of…

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Christmas giveaway, Thursday at Lewisport Community Center

Thursday will be like Christmas for more than 60 kids and families in the county, which is exactly the plan for the volunteers from Santa Sacks, Toys for Tots and St. Vincent de Paul, who will give away dozens of toys, shoes and food to people who need it in a massive operation at the…

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