LINCOLNTON, N.C.––Christian Ministry’s annual Christmas fundraiser didn’t quite reach its hoped-for finish line.
That’s the word Wednesday from executive director Mitzi Williams.
“We fell short of last year’s total of $120,081 by $15,493,” said Williams, citing the final total of $104,588.64.
She thanked all the donors who contributed to this year’s fundraiser, which provides funds, food and toys for local needy families and children at Christmas; helps run the ministry’s soup kitchen; and facilitates other worthy endeavors in which the ministry is involved.
The latest round of donors for the final list of the six-week campaign includes the following churches, church groups, businesses and individuals, along with a balance forward of $65,300.94:
*Mountain View Baptist, $306.19;
*Glenn and Ruby Parker, $100;
*Crouse Baptist, $500;
*Calvary Baptist, $142.00;
*St. Matthew’s Young at Heart, $500;
*Moore’s Chapel Baptist, $300;
*Lincoln Women’s Golf Association, $500;
*Wayne and Vickie Houser, $25;
*Margaret Venable, $250;
*George and Susan Boyd, $50;
*Mt. Vernon Baptist , $125;
*Lt. Col, David Pyant (USAF, ret.), $200;
*Jim and Anne McCoy, $50;
*Goodson Realty, $500;
*Dean’s Appraisal, $200;
*First United Methodist Men, $300;
*Air Supply Company (in honor of its workers) $10,000;
*Michael and Paula Spann, $250;
*James and Frances Herndon, $100;
*James and Darlene Whitesides, $50;
*Sharon Baptist, $115.56;
*Joe and Janice Caskey, $100;
*Ironton Presbyterian, $90;
*Gene and Evelyn Stroupe, $100;
*Dwight and Betty Saunders, $200;
*Southside Small Engine Repair, $100;
*St. Paul’s Lutheran, $10;
*First Baptist of Lincolnton, $1,250;
*Boger City Baptist, $2,000;
*First Presbyterian, $300;
*Laboratory United Methodist, $200;
*Amity Baptist, $400;
*Community Foundation of Gaston County, $400;
*Lincolnton Rotary Club, $5,330;
*Marvin Methodist Men, $100;
*Emmanuel Lutheran, $1,868;
*the Sentry Foundation, $500;
*Lincolnton Seventh-Day Adventist, $301.71;
*and anonymous donors, $8,974.24.
Christian Ministry of Lincoln County is located at 230 E. Water St. in downtown Lincolnton. Call (704) 732-2691 for more information.
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