Empty Stocking Fundraiser needs your help to reach $35k goal

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The Empty Stocking Fundraiser in Nacogdoches County may be officially over but organizers still need your help put smiles on children's faces this Christmas.

Empty Stocking chair, Sherry Williford says they are still well below their $35,000 goal and will still be accepting donations at the Daily Sentinel in Nacogdoches.

Williford says more than 400 families have signed up for gifts this year and she expects the number to continue to grow over the next couple weeks. She says Empty Stocking severed more than 720 families and 2,000 children last year.

Empty Stocking is still accepting applications. To apply go by the CPS office on North Stallings Drive in Nacogdoches.

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