Akwesasne Mohawk CasinoThrough donations from casino customers and employees, the casino gave 499 toys to local organizations and families in need.
Celtic SonsThe motorcycle club gave food to the Community Basket Program at St. Lawrence Central school.
C-PHCanton-Potsdam Hospital employees recently donated $780.00 in food voucher certificates to the Norwood-Norfolk-Raymondville Outreach Food Bank Program. From left, outreach board members Mickey McKenna, Kelly Lustyik, Judy Chagnon, Pat Martin, Laurell Brault, Marcia Murray and Barb Lustyik.
Cargill FoundationLights on the River received $3,500 from The Cargill Foundation. From left, Rick Crosier, Frank Davis, Tyler Hitchcock and Chad Gaebel from Cargill and Jeff Buckingham from Lights on the River.
Clarkson kidsChildren of Clarkson University employees donated toys to the Potsdam Holiday Fund.
CPCS staffColton Pierrepont Central School donated a truckload of food to Helping Hands from a holiday food drive. Above are CPCS staff Becky Henderson-Howie, Enriko Gilbert and Lori Fisher.
Local radio stationsB 99.3, STAR 100.1, Fidelis Care and numerous area businesses garnered 468 jackets for Coats for Kids
Crary Mills Presbyterian youthKids from the church shopped for and gave 20 gifts to Toys for Tots.
Democrats, unionsThe New York State Democratic Party, the St. Lawrence County Democratic Committee and the Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties Central Trades and Labor Council AFL-CIO gave 400 toys to area charity programs.
Hobble GobbleThe 19th Hobble Gobble raised $14,000 for local charities. The amount on the novelty check is their total throughout the event's 19 years. Above, race director Derry Loucks, William Marilleyv from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Pamela Yugartis from the Potsdam Holiday Fund and assistant race director Janice Adderley.
Hannah Burnham, 9Hannah Burnham, 9, of Madrid gave gifts purchased with her own money for the Potsdam Holiday Fund giving tree.
Massena RotaryThe Massena Rotary Club's 'One Stop Holiday Shop' raised $1,600 for the Boys and Girls Club of Massena. Above, Darcy Sharpe from the Rotary and Deb Donatto, Boys and Girls Club of Massena director.
BOCES studentsThe criminal justice and cosmetology programs at Seaway Tech collected a large number of coats and canned foods. They went to the Common Cents Thrift Shop at St. Phillip's Church in Norwood and the local neighborhood center.
Vanessa Stanka, 8, NorwoodShe gave toys, stuffed animals and kids' items to a cancer center in Burlington, Vt.
The VanWagner familyAlecia VanWagner and daughters Lydia, left, and Julia volunteer to wrap gifts for the Potsdam Holiday Fund.
Commander's AwardChristina Reynolds gives Ronald Page with the Toys for Tots Commander's Award for donating $2,500 worth of toys. They are with recruit Jerrid Lavoie, left, and officer Kyle Fink.
SeacommeaComm Federal Credit Union donated toys to the Renewal House. Above, Jessica Zuhlsdorf from Seacomm, Renewal House advocate Alison Wells and Tina Holmes from Seacomm..
St. Lawrence Steel playersJohn Friot III, Garritt Palmer, Lorenzo Rand and Avery Zenger bell-ring for the Salvation Army in Ogdensburg..
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