Brighter Christmas Fund

Olivia and her daughter Sophia, 4, of Cambridge are grateful for the safety net provided by the health department and social services.

With no income coming in, Olivia has no money for extras. Olivia is unemployed, but she dearly wants to be able to provide a beautiful Christmas for her little girl.

Olivia doesn’t want anything for herself. She simply wants Sophia to know the feeling of love and magic during the holidays with gifts from Santa under the tree.

Your donation to The Star Democrat’s Brighter Christmas Fund could help Olivia give her daughter a magical Christmas. Tax-deductible donations, which also help other families in need on the Mid-Shore, may be sent to: The Brighter Christmas Fund, c/o The Star Democrat, P.O. Box 600, Easton, MD 21601. Donations also may be made online at Click the “Donate” button. For more information, call 410-200-1884 or email

The total to date is: $12,656.50

Those sharing the spirit of giving with others this holiday include:

Anne H. Dudley

Robert Jenks

Raymond and Kathryn Busen

Carol Michelson

In memory of Frank

Gary and Deborah Molchan

Donald T. Schatz

Ann and Rasmus Apenes

Robert and Mary Appell

Eunice B. Shearer

Jim and Betty Crothers


Bernadette and Howard Mc Lain

Amy and Richard Meekins

John P. Knud-Hansen M.D

Wade and Janice M. Dudrow

James and Sheila Scott

The Green Family

Frank and Shirley Foster

Anthony and Camille Passarella

Richard Stephenson

Editor’s note: Names have been changed in story to allow recipients to remain anonymous.

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