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Fund donations break all-time record

Each December since 1927, The Post and Courier's Good Cheer Fund has raised money to help the less fortunate in our community.


Can-do attitude not enough to overcome difficulties

Karen has always been an independent, hard-working young woman. Despite the fact that she was born with a visual impairment,...


Medical issues daunting for young father

Thirty-year-old J.C. has been out of work since April and is facing a number of medical issues. After a previous hip...


9-year-old hoping for a happy Christmas

Greta is 9 and lives with her grandparents in a low-income area of North Charleston. She does not know her father, and her...


Donations help 90-year-old widow remain in her home

Alberta is a 90-year-old widow who lives alone in the same house she and her husband built many years ago. She really wants to...


Wife's death leaves man to raise children by himself

John's wife had a very difficult second pregnancy and survived less than two weeks after her daughter's birth. Now John is...


Fund helps senior with utility bills

Lilla, 87, lives alone in a small apartment, suffers from diabetes and high blood pressure, and takes several medications daily.


Donations help blind woman provide for family

Mary is a blind single parent with two children. She lives in a cramped apartment with her sighted sister and her sister's two...


Widow caring for disabled son seeks help for problems

Monette is a 78-year-old widow who cares for her disabled 42-year-old son. They subsist on a limited income and have recently...


Program helps support struggling families

Throughout the year, caseworkers at the Good Cheer Fund's partner agencies have the opportunity to meet many wonderful yet...


Donations help wheelchair-bound veteran

Sam is a wheelchair-bound veteran of three wars. He is passionate about his history and loves to volunteer at a local historic...


Domestic violence survivor making new life for family

Suzanne, a young mother of four, is a survivor of domestic violence. She recently moved out of My Sister's House and is starting...


Dentures would let woman eat, smile with confidence

Lucy, 56, works hard to make a living as a parking lot attendant and is in the public eye on a daily basis. Unfortunately, she...


Blind woman seeking help after job layoff

Mary Beth has been blind since she was a young child but tries to stay as independent as she can. She is a college-educated...


Family struggling since father lost his job

Janey, the mother of two young children, works as an administrative assistant at a local university. Her husband has been out of...

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