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2015 Good Cheer campaign raises $357,897.67 for those in need

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


Mother of 3 with twins in ICU in need of baby supplies

Sarah is a young mother of three living in Section 8 housing with no income. She has a 1-year-old son and recently delivered...


Good Cheer Fund gets $35,700 boost from Blackbaud, employees

As has become a tradition with the Good Cheer Fund, each Christmas Eve we are privileged to announce a contribution from...


Single mom is adapting to losing vision

Christina is a single mother who lost her vision a few years ago. She has a young child and is all too aware of the financial...


Couple caring for disabled son considered ‘working poor’

Daniel and Amber are hard workers. They collectively work three jobs to provide for their disabled baby boy Peter and meet all of...


Woman, 3 children in danger of being evicted due to pay gap

Jazzmyne has three children under the age of 10 and lives in a three-bedroom apartment in the Bayside community. Having lost her...


Couple raising grandkids need assistance with bills, transportation for doctors appointments

Eric is a 65-year-old man who came to Catholic Charities for prescription assistance. He lives on a fixed income with his wife...


85-year-old cancer survivor raising 2 young children struggles with basic necessities

Ms. Eddie is an 85-year-old cancer survivor who is full of life. She loves to sing and dance, and is raising two young children...


Months of no income leaves family of 4 behind on bills

Isaac has been unemployed for nearly two years now. He’s spent months applying for positions, attending training classes...


Single mom of 3 wants to give kids gifts, clothes for Christmas

Ms. Jenkins is a single mother of three and the family is currently living in a one-bedroom apartment. While she does have a job,...


Vietnam vet in danger of having gas, electricity shut off

Phillip is a 73-year-old Vietnam veteran who lives alone in an old, rundown home in Cottageville. His home is made out of...


Good Cheer can help provide funds for public transportation for a blind woman to go to grocery, drug stores

Margaret is blind and completely dependent on public transportation. However, recent rate increases have made it very difficult...


Donations will allow widow to purchase healthy foods on her strict diabetes diet

Edith is a 62-year-old widow who suffers from hypertension, diabetes and other serious medical conditions. Due to her health, she...


Funds will help mother with water and electric bills until she can get more work

Barbara is a single mother of two who works part-time as a maid. Recently Barbara’s hours were drastically cut, causing...


Mother of eight hopes fund will help pay her rent so she can buy children Christmas presents

Quinette is a single mother of eight with children ranging in age from 3 to 20. She lives in Section 8 housing and works as a...

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