<![CDATA[Empty Stocking Fund News & Articles |]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/ en-us Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:59:09 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:59:09 EDT Empty Stocking Fund 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) Salvation Army’s new Christmas mission: Toys for kids, hope for parents http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article116692888.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:26:30 EST

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For first Christmas without mom, a widower and sons try to get by with help of others http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article185462598.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 EST

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After surviving breast cancer, Charlotte resident gets help through Salvation Army for Christmas season http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article185395563.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:13:52 EST http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article185395563.html Salvation Army prepares for helping through 2017 Christmas Center http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article185395278.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:13:50 EST http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article185395278.html The donors to the Empty Stocking Fund http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article183446736.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:34:21 EST

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Police officers bring toys to kids, joy to parents: ‘I think it’s wonderful’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article122479889.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:14:51 EST

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Some have little, some have lots. This Charlotte Christmas charity brings them together. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article122009999.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:30:54 EST

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With giving down, one Red Kettle bell ringer tries to rally our Christmas spirit http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article121530882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 15:57:57 EST

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Teens with disabilities volunteer for Christmas program to prove Santa’s real http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article121389383.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:46:12 EST

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One of the South’s largest Christmas toy giveaways relies on donors like this http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article120816638.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:14:08 EST

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Cancer survivor turns to Salvation Army to shield son from family’s troubles http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article120639223.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:54:00 EST

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When paycheck doesn’t cover the bills, little fibs help parents out at Christmas http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article119889993.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 09:50:19 EST

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Why it’s important to young mothers for Santa to remember their babies, too. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article119899393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:00:45 EST

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Good Fellows pass $1 million goal for their 100th year http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article119492608.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:23:29 EST

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Family that fled Hurricane Matthew struggles with life in Charlotte http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article118915053.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:39:07 EST

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Mom of boy attacked by pit bulls gets Christmas help from Salvation Army http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article118433313.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:41:06 EST

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Iraq War vet finds help in Charlotte when money is too tight for Christmas http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article118233273.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:16:11 EST

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Grandmother is now raising a newborn as family struggles at Christmas http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article117984858.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:13:34 EST

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After abuse, fire and homelessness, single mom’s thankful for Christmas help http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article117772113.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:57:16 EST

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Here’s how to donate to the Observer’s Empty Stocking fund http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article116262948.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:27:25 EST http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article116262948.html Gifts for kids and help for adults http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article112511897.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:57:36 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article112511897.html Observer readers set a record for Empty Stocking fund http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article52540840.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Dec 2015 17:44:15 EST

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Empty Stocking Fund helps Charlotte parents with emergency Christmas need http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article51282165.html#storylink=rss Salvation Army tries new holiday approach to crisis situations

Effort shows compassion for parents who missed program deadline

Families reported unexpected trouble right before Christmas

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Christmas Center fills last of Santa’s list for 11,360 http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article51156045.html#storylink=rss Last of toy requests for low-income families filled Tuesday

Empty Stocking Fund donations helped pay for many of the toys

Low-income parents also got help from donors, including job offers

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Gallery: Gifts distributed at Salvation Army's Christmas Bureau http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article51160680.html#storylink=rss Toys and bicycles distributed to families in need.

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In Charlotte, homeless child’s list to Santa often includes a home http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article50961375.html#storylink=rss Salvation Army says 220 children will be in shelter near uptown on Christmas

Donated toys will await them that morning in the cafeteria

Their letters to Santa show many want a home and a ‘better father’

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Single mom clings to house as bills pile up http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article50814825.html#storylink=rss Mom registers son with Salvation Army Christmas program

College-educated mom still recovering from recession setback

Biggest challenge has been holding on to family home

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Police officers knock at the door – bringing toys http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article50671275.html#storylink=rss Annual CMPD Explorers Christmas Project helps nearly 600 families

This marks 41st year of a program that has police delivering donated toys

Project helps children referred by police, firefighters, school counselors

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Mom loses job, gets holiday help from Salvation Army program http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article50479395.html#storylink=rss Ashley Lowery lost a job she’d held two years in October

She has registered her child in the Salvation Army Christmas program

Program giving toys to 11,360 children from low-income homes

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Senior turns to Salvation Army as she waits for kidney http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/helping-others/empty-stocking-fund/article50049285.html#storylink=rss Phyllis Boykin, 67, is enrolled in the Silver Bells program

Program has about 1,300 low-income seniors enrolled this year

Boykin struggles financially as she waits for organ transplant

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