With donations reported today of $76,488.27, the 2012 Goodfellows tally is a Christmas Day record of $458,225.28.
Balance forward $381,737.01
In memory of Carl Riley Brodersen
Robbins Family Charitable Foundation
Pathfinders Concert freewill offering
Philip and Cynthia Lee
Leonard and Esther Nowak; anonymous
Boys' Christmas lunch
J. Patrick Curry, Asbury Park, N.J.; Gary and Mary Lou Hannibal; Russell L. Hannibal; Mr. and Mrs. Harold W. Andersen; Rol and Dorothy Otis
In memory of our parents, by Toma and Carmen Ovici; in memory of Helen, Al, Jim and Howey, by anonymous, Fremont, Neb.
Russ and Jo Morton, Nebraska City, Neb.; Steve and Gretchen Anderson; in memory of Dorothy Holmberg, by Jim, Cheryl, Ann and Jin Milroy; Todd and Amy Foje; Don and Rita Otis; in memory of Thomas and Dorothy Dowd, and Don and Ann Shoener, by the Dowd family
In memory of Winston Hultquist, by anonymous; George and Nancy Gilmore
Bob and Margaret Keith; in memory of John and Weezie, by anonymous; on behalf of our clients at Headley Financial Services, by Mike Struebing and Amanda Shaw; in honor of the Jerry Preble family, Carol Sibenaller, Jason Preble family, Jackie Preble family and Laura Ham, by M. and G. Sothmann, Papillion
Anonymous, Venice, Fla.; in memory of Tina Jurjevich and Kara (Jurjevich) Hobart, by anonymous, La Vista; Douglas Arnburg; in memory of Bob and Rose Kroeger and Jim and Kay Wassell, by Michael and Janet Kroeger; in memory of Jerome Thiele, by the Knapps; anonymous
In memory of Elvin and Rose Young, Elm Creek, Neb., by Dennis and Dorothy Young
Bruce and Mary Hough; Gear and Jeanette Bahle
In lieu of gifts for Dad, Waterloo, Iowa
In memory of Virginia C. Kirk, by Mick, Jenny, Steven, Kara and Kevin Kirk
In memory of Cathie McRoberts, by Ryan and Carmen Anderson; in memory of H. Don Carlos and Carl and Bea Andersen, by Curt and Sarah Andersen, Bennington; anonymous, Waterloo; Steve and Kathy Johnson; in memory of Doris and Ken Wenger, by Doug Wenger, Monterey, Calif.; anonymous, Bennington; in honor of Terry Kroeger, president and CEO of BH Media Group, by the Association for Corporate Growth of Nebraska (ACG); Dick and Katy Cosgrove; in memory of George Belek and Irvin Holtz, by Jerry and Karen Belek, Bellevue; in memory of our parents, by Tony and Liz; in recognition of Barb, Brenda, Carol, Deanna, Gina, Gwen, Jane, Marilyn, Maureen, Michaela, Nora, Phyllis and Chris, the NICU Cuddlers at Methodist Women's Hospital, by Kathy Walburn; anonymous
In honor of our good friends in lieu of holiday cards, by Bruce and Nancy Thrasher
Judy Maniscalco; in memory of Roger Dillon, by anonymous; in memory of Jack Quackenbush, by Julie Quackenbush; Bryon, Mindy and Blake Miller; in memory of Ali's grandparents, Edward and Louise Lyman, by Janette and John Reis; Kendrick, Eben, Mahlon, Johnna and Jayla Parker; Phyllis Curry; Richard Jensen; in memory of Dr. and Mrs. John Thomas, by Nancy Amsler; anonymous
In memory of Joe and Leta, by anonymous
Anonymous, Papillion; Darlene Sitz; in honor of our five daughters-in-law, by John and Helen Kozeny; in memory of Jim Wilson, by Kathy Wilson; in memory of my grandmother, Lillie Walters, by Marilyn Kirchhoff; in honor of Ann Davey, by Joan Scalzo; in memory of Aunt Ruth, by Carolyn, Stromsburg, Neb.; in gratitude to Mary and Mary, by anonymous; anonymous; anonymous
In memory of Gary Waggoner, by Jan Waggoner
Kathy Campbell, Papillion; in memory of PaPa Laughlin, by grandkids Tyler, Meighan and John, Shenandoah, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. George J. Janecek; anonymous, Bellevue
Today's total $76,488.27
Total to date $458,225.28
Goodfellows provides assistance to thousands of families each year. It has raised and distributed nearly $10 million since 1945. With The World-Herald paying all administrative costs, every dollar donated to Goodfellows goes directly to disadvantaged families – helping them with one-time urgent needs, providing holiday meals and providing funds for clothing, shoes and coats. Click here to learn more about Goodfellows.
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1314 Douglas St.
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