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Donations given to Christmas Tree Fund

NATCHEZ — The Children’s Christmas Tree Fund is currently accepting donations to purchase gifts for needy children in the area this Christmas season.

Gifts will be distributed by Santa on Christmas Eve.

Donations from the community so far include:

- Pat Porter — $30

- Anna A. Williamson — $75

- Patricia Beard — $25

- Mary Ann B. Jones — $100

- Thomas McNeely — $25

- Mackie L. Saleeby — $50

- Carol Black — $25

- Charlotte and Johnny Byrne — $200

- Walter and Missy Brown — $100

- Anonymous in memory of Bennett Jeansonne — $125

- Anonymous in honor of Madeline Jeansonne — $125

- Brad — $30

- Scotty Byrne Taylor — $100

- Roy McKinney — $100

- Katie and Cliff McCarstle — $100

- Brad Passman in memory of Donald Killelea — $20

- Anonymous in honor of Megan, Catherine, Ella, Macy and Daniel — $100

- Phil and George Ann Hale in honor of Braxton Hale, Tallyn Fayard, Victory Fayard and Londyn Pigg — $100

- Elmo and Maureen Irby in memory of Bobby Irby — $25

- John and Sandra Tipton in memory of Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Tipton Sr. — $100

- Anonymous — $50

- Beth Mallett in memory of Preston Parish and Barr Brown — $200

- Carolyn Eidt in memory of Arthur Eidt — $25

- Mary and Ed Eidt in memory of Mary Jo Peters — $25

- Katie Watson — $100

- Betty M. Jennings — $100

Donations may be sent to Christmas Tree Fund, P.O. Box 1082, Natchez MS 39121 or to The Natchez Democrat, P.O. Box 1447, Natchez MS 39121.