Potsdam Holiday Fund receives $1,000 donation from Stewart’s Holiday Match program
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:08 am

Alex Hostetter, left, manager of Stewart’s Shop on Maple Street in Potsdam, and Sadie Smith, center, shift supervisor, presented the check to Potsdam Holiday Fund President Pam Yurgartis.

POTSDAM — The Potsdam Holiday Fund Inc. received a $1,000 donation from Stewart’s Shops through the Stewart’s Holiday Match program, which benefits children’s organizations directly within the communities where Stewart’s Shops are located.

All of the funds collected from Stewart’s customers, as well as the amount Stewart’s matches, stays in the communities that contributed to the program.

In December 2017, the Potsdam Holiday Fund provided warm winter clothing, food and gifts for 360 families, including 611 children and 164 senior citizens living in Potsdam and the surrounding communities of Madrid, Hopkinton, Nicholville, Brasher Falls, Chase Mills, Fort Jackson, West Stockholm and Winthrop.

Donations to the Potsdam Holiday Fund are always welcome and appreciated, and may be mailed to PO Box 827, Potsdam, NY 13676.