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December 18, 2013

Oswego County Children’s Fund Inc. Serves More than 2,000 Children

More than 2,000 children in Oswego County will receive donated Christmas gifts this year, thanks to the Oswego County Children’s Fund Inc. and many volunteers and local organizations. The Oswego County Children’s Fund, Inc. was developed by combining efforts of the Children’s Fund program developed at the Department of Social Services, the Catholic Charities Christmas giveaway program, and the United Way. On Saturday, Dec. 14, starting at 8:30 a.m., more than 630 families arrived to pick from thousands of toys for their children. Pictured from left are Marcia Birdsell, DSS and Oswego County Children’s Fund Inc. Secretary; Social Services Commissioner Gregg Heffner; Carol Lee, DSS and Oswego County Children’s Fund Inc. President; Helen Hoefer, Catholic Charities and Oswego County Children’s Fund Inc. Vice President; Deanne Myers, DSS and Oswego County Children’s Fund Inc. Board Member; Mary-Margaret Pekow, Catholic Charities Executive Director; and Heather Myers, DSS and Oswego County Children’s Fund Inc. committee member.


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