The Adopt a Stocking Fund benefits families during the holiday season. Monetary donations can be given online at give.salvationarmy.org/stocking or via Adopt A Stocking; c/o The Salvation Army; P.O. Box 234, Lima, OH 45801. All material donations for a specific family should be dropped off at The Salvation Army, 614 E. Market St., Lima, and should include a copy of the article or the date the story appeared in The Lima News. See past stories at LimaOhio.com/tag/stocking.
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Adopt a Stocking: Godmother grateful for holiday help
LIMA — Tina felt honored and blessed when her friend asked her to be a godparent to her two young children.
Adopt A Stocking: Mother of 4 fights chronic kidney disease
LIMA — One young mother is facing hardship after discovering she has stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease. Hannah said the condition is heriditary. Earlier this year, her father passed away due to having a similiar condition.
Adopt a Stocking: Family seeks help for Christmas after new addition
LIMA — Carolyn’s family expanded when her daughter Sam, 16, gave birth to AJ.
Material goods are lacking but faith is in large supply
LIMA — When Mary (not her real name) and her significant other parted ways a few years ago all she was left with were two little boys, a handful of bills to pay and her Christian faith.
Adopt A Stocking: After house burns down, family struggles with expenses
LIMA — Life was going well for Lily and Ron when they moved to Lima from Twentynine Palms, California, for better opportunities for their family until Aug. 26, when their house burned down along with most of their belongings.
Adopt a Stocking: Mom wants Christmas to take son’s mind off pain
LIMA — The seizures started when Marcus was seven months old.
Adopt a Stocking: Blended family focused on daily needs
LIMA — For many people, the Christmas season can be exhausting, with gifts to buy and dinners and parties to organize. For some families, however, Christmas, like any other time of the year, is simply another day to try to get by.
Adopt A Stocking: Mother with Spina Bifida hopes for Christmas
LIMA — Ongoing medical conditions often prohibit families from fulfilling basic needs. Elizabeth is a young mother who was born with scoliosis and spina bifida. She has rods and plates in her back and a plate and screw in her ankle. In addition, she is prone to seizures. Due to her medical condition, she is unable to work.
Adopt a Stocking: Mother of 2 hopes injury doesn’t ruin Christmas
LIMA — Jessica is raising her two daughters by herself.
Adopt A Stocking: Mother wants Christmas for children
LIMA — You walk through the front door and immediately see the shoes neatly lined up in the hallway. There are kids in the home. Void of holiday decorations, Lakeisha neatly maintains the house as best she can. Everything centers around her children. Lakeisha has four children – two adults, a teenager who is 15 and a ten-year old.