More than $1,000 raised for foster kids

Benita Embree helped wrap gifts that were collected at the Foster Children Christmas event on December 7 at the Vandalia Area Fairgrounds.

Benita Embree helped wrap gifts that were collected at the Foster Children Christmas event on December 7 at the Vandalia Area Fairgrounds.

Thanks to the generous support of the community on December 7 at the Vandalia Fairgrounds, coordinators Michael and Audra Evans were able to raise more than $1,000 in money and toys.
Those that attended the fundraising event enjoyed hot soup and a visit from Santa Claus.
The proceeds collected will benefit foster kids in Audrain, Marion, Monroe, and Ralls counties.

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 2:26 pm