Share Your Christmas is under way in Teas County. The drive helps children who need a boost at the holidays.

The following are summaries of more cases for the “Share Your Christmas” annual charitable drive, which benefits children in Texas County.


A new fire truck is the Christmas wish of this 4-year-old boy. He is in need of size 5T shirts and pants and size 10 shoes. A size 5T winter coat is also needed for this child.


An 8-year-old girl is wishing for a monster high doll and some new clothes, size 10. She also needs size 3 shoes. Her 4-year-old sister needs size 5 clothes, size 12 shoes and would like My Little Pony. Their baby sister needs size 6-month warm sleepers and any baby toys. The two older girls are in need of winter coats, also.


Some new books or games would make this 8-year-old girls’ Christmas brighter. She could also use some new, size 8 pants and tops and size 13 shoes.


These two brothers, ages 9 and 11, would like to get a remote control helicopter or a Nerf toy gun. The 9-year-old needs size 10 jeans and shirts and size 4½ shoes. The 11 year old wears size 14 clothing and size 7½ shoes.


Size 6 clothing is needed for these 6-year-old twin girls. They also need winter coats and size 12½  shoes. Their toy wish is a Barbie doll with some extra clothes or a Braty doll.

Those helping this week: Landmark Bank employees, Progressive Ozark Bank staff, Northside Baptist Church, Womack Chiropractic and Burch Insurance.

A total of 223 children from 93 families have applied so far. Only about 60 of  those have been “adopted” at this time. Angel Trees are in place at Walmart, Untangled Salon, Gigi’s Nail Salon and Houston Sonic.

Donations of new or good used toys, children’s clothes and coats are still very much in need. Items may be dropped off between 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday, at Lions Club basement, north of Houston. To adopt a family, call 417-217-1318 or 217-6595. Donations can be mailed to Share Your Christmas, P.O. Box 170, Houston, Mo. 65483 or dropped by the Houston Herald office, 113 N. Grand. 

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