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DeWitt County families are in holiday financial need. To help those families, Samaritan Room will have a sign up for "Angel Tree" holiday assistance. 

 

The Samaritan Room helps families in need in DeWitt County providing coats, clothing, and holiday gifts for families living below poverty level say Director of the DeWitt County Samaritan Room Sue Calvert.

The Samaritan Room works with Farmer City, providing coats to kids in need.

The Samaritan Room's Angel tree which provides gifts to kids during the holidays, but in recent years the Samaritan Room had to do Angel tree a different way.

After they couldn't use the Elk Club, they used the Clinton Wal-mart. The families would get a certain amount of money to use at Wal-mart. Unfortunately, Wal-mart closed, and this has affected the Samaritan Room says, Calvert.

This weekend they will be having three events going on to help the families with all the changes. November 3 they will have the coat distribution at the Clinton Jr. High School from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. You can sign up then for the Angel tree events by going to SignUpGenius.com and enter sucalvert13@gmail.com for the coat distribution and holiday assistance. State Farm Literacy event will also be going on to hang out with the kids playing games and give little gifts.

 

To sign up for the events go to SignupGenius.com or go to the Vespasian Warner Library for the paperwork signing up. If you have any questions, Calvert said you can reach her at 309-825-5822 or by email at suecalvert13@gmail.com

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