Third list of the season highlighting adoption program

Many needy families this holiday season

    REGIONAL – Needy families are getting some help from generous donors this holiday season as part of the annual Adopt-A-Family Christmas program in Shelby County.
    The list has grown to 87 families desiring “adoption,” and potential donors should contact West Central Community Action. Calls will be taken Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. or 2-4:30 p.m., for persons wishing to be adopted or to adopt a family. Contact West Central Community Action and ask for Matthews or the Christmas adoption program.
    The deadline to sign up for those wishing to be adopted this year is Monday, Dec. 14.
    Matthews said the program is being administered similarly to last year.  “We are designating one day for people who have adopted families to drop the gifts off at our office,” she said, that being Monday, Dec. 21 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  “There will be three days for families who have been adopted to pick up their gifts,” she added.  Those dates are Monday-Wednesday, December 21-23 (office closes early on the 24th, Christmas Eve).  Families will be called as soon as their gifts are ready for pick-up.
    Following is the third list of the holiday season:
1)    Female - 40, female -18.
2)    Male - 55, male - 53, female - 53, male - 12, male - 7, male - 5.
4)    Male - 43, female - 40, female - 18.
7)    Female - 53, female - 15.
9)    Female - 18 (Adopted by Anonymous).
10)    Female - 57, male - 16.
13)    Female - 34, male - 15, male - 15, female - 6 (Adopted by Farm Service Cooperative Harlan General Office).
17)    Male - 60, female - 40, male - 18, female - 15.
18)    Male - 43, female - 43, female - 16.
20)    Female - 52, female - 36, male - 9.
21)    Male - 34, female - 29, male - 3, male - 7 mos. (Adopted by Jackson Jets 4-H).
23)    Female - 30, male - 7 (Adopted by Anonymous).
24)    Female - 34, female - 18, male - 13, male - 11, female - 7, male - 4 (Adopted by Grace Baptist Church).
27)    Male - 33, female - 27, female - 3, female - 2 (Adopted by Anonymous).
28)    Male - 51, male - 18, male - 12.
32)    Male - 60, male - 16 (Adopted by American Legion Helmer Reyelt Post No. 150).
41)    Female - 48, male - 9.
46)    Male - 77, female - 71 (Adopted by Anonymous).
47)    Female - 33, female - 14, male - 11, male - 7, female - 2.
48)    Male - 38, female - 36, female - 15, female - 14.
49)    Female - 41, female - 18, female - 14, male - 11, male - 10, male - 6, female - 7 mos.
50)    Male - 10, male - 8, female - 4, female - 7 mos. (Adopted by Monogram Prepared Meats).
52)    Female - 40, female - 18, female - 7.

57)    Female - 37, male - 36, male - 17, male - 14, female - 13.
58)    Male - 39, female - 38, female - 16, male - 14.
59)    Female - 39, male - 4 (Adopted by Fred and Mary Ringbloom).
60)    Female - 29, male - 9, male - 4 (Adopted by Farm Service Cooperative Harlan General Office).
61)    Male - 13, male - 10.
64)    Female - 14 (Adopted in memory of Ty Frederick).
65)    Female - 24, male - 21, female - 7, female - 3, male - 2.
66)    Male - 29, female - 20, female - 1.
67)    Male - 7, female - 4 (Adopted by Anonymous).
68)    Male - 13, male - 13.
69)    Female - 36, male - 16, male - 9, female - 8.
70)    Male - 41, female - 37, male - 17, male - 15, male - 13, female - 10.
71)    Female - 5, male - 2.
72)    Male - 12, female - 10, female - 6, male - 3, male - 2.
73)    Female - 8, male - 7, male - 5.
74)    Male - 47, female - 43, male - 18, male - 16, female - 3, female - 2.
75)    Male - 46, female - 3.
76)    Female - 28, female - 4 (Adopted by Olivia, Thomas and Jack Petersen).
77)    Female - 74, male - 68.
78)    Female - 26, female - 7, male - 6.
79)    Male - 32, female - 29, female - 6, male - 5, female - 2.
80)    Female - 58, male - 50, male - 16.
81)    Female - 45, male - 40, female - 22, female - 3.
82)    Female - 51, male - 17.
83)    Female - 9, female - 5.
84)    Female - 32, male - 29, male - 13, female - 3, male - 1 (Adopted by Anonymous).
85)    Male - 30, male - 5, male - 3, male - 2.
86)    Female - 29, male - 10, male - 8, male - 7.
87)    Female - 38, female - 18, female - 15, male - 11.

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