Steve and Stacy have been married for over 30 years, raised two children and are now expecting their first grandchild. However, Steve was recently diagnosed with lung cancer and had to quit his job of 15 years to begin aggressive chemo and radiation treatment.

As has become a tradition with the Good Cheer Fund, each Christmas Eve we are privileged to announce a contribution from Blackbaud and its employees. This year we are pleased to accept a check in the amount of $34,500, bringing the company's generous contributions to $721,396.77 since 1991.

Jessica, who frequently cares for her grandchildren, is now living on her own after leaving her abusive husband of over 20 years. With only the income from her low-wage job, she now finds it hard to meet her basic needs.

Elle is a blind client at the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Charleston who is working hard to learn independent living skills through the Own Your Life program.

Each December since 1927, The Post and Courier’s Good Cheer Fund has raised money to help the less fortunate in our community. That first year, $1,797 was contributed to help families in crisis, shelter the homeless and feed the hungry in our midst during the holidays.

As has become a tradition with the Good Cheer Fund, each Christmas Eve we are privileged to announce a contribution from Blackbaud and its employees. This year we are pleased to accept a check in the amount of $36,850, bringing the company's generous contributions to $686,896.77 since 1991.