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Holiday Help: City Social Services
But Thanksgiving being so close means the holidays are right behind. I know this will be a busy time for me, getting the holidays ready for my husband and two sons. But I also know this time will be hard on many area residents who need help. Want to make their holidays a little bit brighter? This month, I’m giving you a chance to help every day. Want the list all at once? Check out the Rappahannock United Way’s holiday opportunities guide.
Today’s opportunity: The City of Fredericksburg’s Department of Social Services. Each year, the department helps city children ages 3-12 have a happy holiday season in the midst of their families’ financial struggles. You can help by sponsoring a child or by donating gifts for children. To help, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 540/372-1032, ext. 249.