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Santa Sacks Giveaway; visit Hancock County Food Pantry

The wonderful Santa Sacks Christmas assistance giveaway is Thursday, December 21st. In order to be included on the list for the food giveaway (if you’re not already signed-up through HC Schools or St. Vincent DePaul), please remember to visit the Hancock County Food Pantry in the month of November. Julie Newton, Coordinator for Audubon Area…

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Powers Family; donates $10,000 for Christmas giving

  The Bill & Nellie Powers Family have donated a check for $10,000 to St. Vincent DePaul, in Lewisport, for 4 years now. Volunteer Coordinator for St. Vincent DePaul and Toys for Tots, Beth Payne, said that this large donation means that they will not have to stress over having enough money this year. “We…

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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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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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Santa Sacks, December 17

The annual Santa Sacks program takes place at the Lewisport Community Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on December 17. Santa Sacks is a collaborative program with Toys for Tots and St Vincent dePaul to provide a well-rounded Christmas for Hancock County families. Each program provides something different to each family. Santa Sacks provides…

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