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Lenawee Co organization helps families for holidays

Some of the toys donated for children. Some of the toys donated for children.
LENAWEE COUNTY, MI (Toledo News Now) -

Alocal charity is working to make sure everyone has food on their table andpresents under the tree this holiday season.

Registrationjust opened for those in need at Associated Charities of Lenawee County. Thedirector there says they plan to help more than 200 families this year.

Thedonations are already coming in, and families in need can now register for helpthis holiday season. Every year, the organization provides families with a foodbasket and gifts for the children.

"Theyleave with smiles, and then I get lots of cards and telephone calls on thehappy holidays that they had because of Associated Charities of Lenawee, andthat's all due to the generous donations of the community," said DirectorDelight Creech.

Thosein need can register at the Associated Charities of Lenawee office before Nov.26. Be sure to bring an ID, proof of income, proof of residency and birthcertificates of any children. Their hours are Tuesday and Friday from 9 a.m.until 3 p.m. and Wednesday from noon until 6 p.m.

Toadopt a family for Christmas, contact the organization at 517-265-7255. Theyare also accepting donations of new toys and non-perishable food until Dec. 13.

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