Christmas donations continue to come in

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 18, 1999

The annual Children’s Christmas Tree Fund is continuing to accept donations. This Natchez tradition is nearly 90 years old and provides Christmas gifts to some 300 needy children each year.

The project was started in the early 1900s by former Democrat publisher James Lambert and is continued today by a group of volunteers and the Santa Claus Committee.

Donations may be mailed to the fund c/o Brown Barnett Dixon, 511-515 Main St., Natchez, Miss., 39120, or c/o The Natchez Democrat, P.O. Box 1447, Natchez, Miss., 39121.

Email newsletter signup

Gifts may be given in honor or memory of a loved one or friend and all donations will acknowledged through the newspaper.

Donations received so far include:

Trinity Student Council, $300.

Trinity Varsity Cheerleaders, $200.

In memory of Connie Ernst Hogg from the Ernst Family, $50.

In memory of Agnes Gerry from Astrid Daly, $25.

Catherine Prince and Catherine Ruth Prince, $20.

Have a wonderful Christmas from Charles Brown, $25.

In memory of Grandaddy Gay from Amy, Heather, Lindsey and Lauren, $50.

Mr. and Mrs. John Marchbanks, $25.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Farrar, $25.

In honor of Patsy Bryant from her Natchez family, $50.

Women of Trinity Episcopal Church, $100.

Mrs. A.S. Hudnall, $50.

In honor of our Grana and Papa, love Gregory and Kyle, $50.

A thanks for God’s blessing from Richard Gerald, $50.

In memory of Kim Parker Wolverton from Dr. and Mrs. Donald Killelea.

In memory of Cameron Daniels and John Beylouni from anonymous, $30.