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Exchange Clubs Empty Stocking Fund tops $24K in donations
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The Effingham Exchange Club has completed its Empty Stocking Fund campaign, raising $24,216.32. All contributions went to families in Effingham County.

“A huge ‘thank you’ to all your contributors to the 2015 Empty Stocking Fund,” said Reggie Loper and Donnie Rahn. “Because of you, Christmas for others was brighter.To those faithful individuals, organizations and businesses who have contributed year after year even in hard economic times, our deep appreciation for your generosity. Thank you to the DFACS director and staff, and The Effingham Herald. We appreciate all your help. Thank you to our vendors, Walmart, Kroger and Harvey’s. We wish for everyone peace, love and happiness.”

Empty Stocking Fund contributors

Dennis and Mary Dozier $150
Pete and Loretta Lancaster $100
Sundi Williamson $200
Gnann’s Fix-It $50
Macedonia Baptist Church $250
Anonymous $2,500
Bill and Ruth Lee $100
Georgia Power Plant McIntosh
employees and vendors $10,910
Ashley and Norma Jean Morgan $100
Don King and Donna C. Boyles $50
Renasant Bank $200
R. Carter Boyd $50
Mia and Chuck Thompson $100
Mickey and Kim Kicklighter $200
Paul E. and Sandra A. Bruner $200
The Gingy Project $700.32
Hadden Insurance Agency, Inc. $500
Dennis and Mary Dozier $150
Exchange Club of Effingham $500
Jim and Cindy Presnell $101
Anonymous $200
Anonymous $250
Effingham Dental Associates $50
Rincon Chevrolet $200
Thomas C. Strickland Funeral Home $450
Anonymous $150
Mary Jane Brinson-Rincon Merle Norman $50
Jane Hughes-International Mortgage $100
Reggie and Joann Rahn $250
Dr. Marc Schnobrich-Rincon Chiropractic $200
Billy Rountree $50
New Life Flowers and Gifts $100
Brad and Stephanie Long $100
Donnie Rahn $100
Warren Ratchford $100
Rick and Debbie Rafter $100
St. Boniface CCW $100
Troy Allen $100
The Vintage Nests $10
Craig Johnson-Johnson’s Refrigeration $100
Reggie and Sherry Loper $100
Edward R. Markovic $200
Springfield United Methodist Church Men’s Club $500
Springfield United Methodist Church Bible Study Class $50
Exley Lumber Co. $200
Harold’s Body Shop $100
Ted Carellas, P.C. $100
Wilson Insurance Asso, LLC $50
Jack Carter Construction $100
Dr. Richard and Michelle Taylor $250
Rahn’s Services $200
Savannah River Mortgage Co. $100
Brian Burns Outboard Service $100
Vickory Brothers Floor Covering $100
Hall and Hall, P.C. $100
Wiley’s Furniture and Appliance $100
Teezers $50
Gussie Nease $100
Julie Hales $100
Yvette Carr dba Burns Travel World $100
B&M Pools $20
Brett Bennett $100
Bill and Lisa Dasher $ 25