Posted By: Kelli Lauria (July 7, 2020)
The Canton Goodfellows supply Christmas gifts (toys and clothes) for children in Canton, whose parents are having a difficult time financially. Families are also supplied with non-perishable food items and a gift card for perishable food. Families in need can participate in the program regardless of religious preference. In 2019 we served over 300 children and expect the need to be even greater in 2020 due to Covid-19. Our biggest expense each year is food gift cards; we typically raise most of the money needed with fundraisers. Unfortunately we've had to cancel our primary fundraisers because of Covid-19. A $1000 donation will help fill in the gap left by our inability to hold fundraisers and will help provide food for needy families over the Christmas holiday.