Basket total is still short of its goal
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William Hall Basket Fund
READY TO LOAD BOXES early Saturday morning at Tri-State Warehouse on Urbane Road were local volunteers, from left, Colby Alford, Eduardo Trevino, Michael Deleon and Lucas Parker. The volunteers were delivering boxes  of food staples to needy families. Banner Photos, DONNA KAYLOR
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The William Hall Rodgers Christmas Basket Fund now stands at $14,684, with donations of $1,055 given since Wednesday. The goal was $24,000.

Some 980 boxes of food staples were given out Saturday morning at the Tri-State Warehouse to needy families in the community. Donations are still being accepted to help pay for the items put in the boxes.

Donations received included Cleveland Reporting Co, $50; J&KE Ritenour, $100; Karen and Glen Leach, $25; Elbert and Alma Schrader, $30; E. Conrad and Nancy Duke, $60; Dearmond and Jones DDS and staff, $440; in honor of son and grandchildren, $250; and in memory of Ed Shell, $100.

Individuals and organizations wishing to donate may do so at First Tennessee Bank, P.O. Box 4880, Cleveland, TN 37320-4880 or by dropping donations off at First Tennessee Bank at 3870 Keith St.