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Letters to the Editor

Last call to all Earth Angels

As you know, Earth Angel season will be climaxing soon. Once again, I need everyone’s help to get put the word out. We depend on the public’s participation to have this be a success. This is our 10th Christmas season.

This year, due to ongoing personal severe medical issues and other obstacles, our drop sites were 2 weeks late in getting all up and running.

So now, we need the public’s help to fill those boxes. There are still many families in Ogle County that need a helping hand to bring a little joy into a child’s life. Please help us get the word out.

I started this program 10 years ago to give back to the community that was there for us when I underwent treatment for 21/2 years for Hepatitis C. I vowed that if I survived, I would find a way to give back.

The program has lived on, no matter what, with the help primarily from my No. 1 Earth Angel, my husband.

This is our way of giving back and paying it forward for the community that’s always been there for us. This is about helping people who have far greater issues than us and can use an Earth Angel to sponsor a child and bring a little joy at Christmas.

Together we have made a difference in many lives over the years, all thanks to everyone who has participated in one form or another. On behalf of the families and children sponsored, I am eternally grateful. Thank you again, and God bless.

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