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FACT encourages people to adopt a family

Linda Ogden, director of Families and Communities Together, reports that many in Marion County are without jobs and a paycheck to support their families.

“There are others who are employed but who do not earn a wage sufficient to meet family needs. Some are depleted in spirit, in many ways more devastating than being depleted in funds,” she said.

She urges people to consider “adopting” a family this holiday season. Addresses, phone numbers, the number of people in the household, children’s clothes sizes, and household needs may be provided by contacting Ogden at (620) 947-3184 or linda.ogden@usd410.net.

Other options include giving gift cards from local businesses or making a tax-deductible cash donation to FACT, 416 S. Date St., Hillsboro KS 67063.

Last modified Dec. 8, 2011

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