Contributions today of $18,261.95 boost the Goodfellows tally to $198,065.46

Balance forward: $179,803.51

$5,000: Slosburg Co.

$1,000: In memory of Jim, Helen, Al and Marge

$750: anonymous

$600: In memory of Paul Dvorak by Brady, Dawn, Drake and Eden Venema

$500: Sam Watson; Roy Dinsdale; anonymous; anonymous; anonymous

$300: In honor of our families, past and present, by Mr. and Mrs. Tom Calabro Jr.; in memory of our beloved Nana (Dee) Alfrey and our beloved Nick Alfrey by the Alfrey family; Robert Lane; Jeffery Berthiaume; in memory of Donald Parker and Ernie Rezac, by Ruth and Dale Rezac

$275: anonymous, Glenwood, Iowa

$250: In lieu of gifts for Dorothy, Lester and Ron Flock. Merry Christmas from Sandra Flock; in honor of Howard, Audrey, Chad, Josie and Akira, by Kelly Duffy; Keith Besch, Waterloo, Nebraska; in memory of Bev Fellman, by Dick Fellman; Larry and Maggie; anonymous; anonymous; anonymous

$220: In memory of parents, Frank A. Harm and Helen L. Harm, by Donald H. Harm

$200: In memory of John Eledge, Joann Reynek and Jimmy Babcock, by Kirk and Cele Eledge; in loving memory of my wife, Anita; Judith Benecke; Jaye and Gary Welch; in memory and in honor of departed sons, Randy Messbarger and Mick Messbarger, by the Messbarger family

$150: In lieu of family gifts by Alphe Levene; anonymous

$123: In loving memory of LeRoy DeVries, by Jon and Abby DeVries, Shakopee, Minnesota

$105: In memory of the Stearns and Warren families, by Art Stearns

$100: In honor of my brothers Donald, Ronald and Charles by Tim Goodman; in loving memory of Pamela Turner Larsen by Don Turner and family; Elizabeth Hofman; Lavern Larkowski, Gretna; Caryl Beaver; Norman and Frances Peterson; in loving memory of Mary Lou Turner, by Don Turner and family; Robert Gronstal; in memory of Duane Thelen by Joyce Thelen; in memory of Harold and Lucille Benda, and Frank Thome; Richard Stoll; Grant Everett; Gary Runyan; in memory of Elaine Carney, by Dan Carney; Garland Cruse Jr.; anonymous; anonymous; anonymous

$88: In memory of Mike Cardisco, Ed and Rose Stillmock, Diane Whitmarsh, Sue Preister and Leona Chereck, by Dan and Nancy Preister, Bellevue

$75: Patricia Gedbaw

$70.20: Jean Brinkman

$68: Vicki Pratt

$60: In memory of Elaine Flanagan, Athens, Alabama; in memory of my son, Terry Bundy, by Doris Dye

$50: In honor of Laurie and Lewie Rempe’s 40th wedding anniversary, from the Omaha Girls; in memory of Peggy and Mary, by Sidney Steele McCahill; in memory of Ben Eirinberg, by Pam and Mike Weekly; Julie Lukken; Verl and Joan Squire; Stephen Nye; anonymous; anonymous; anonymous

$40: anonymous

$33: In memory of Myron Juilfs by Sandy Juilfs

$25: Good will toward men; in memory of Betty Brown, by George and Catherine Demitruk; Jim Helfrich

$20: Patricia Haro; in memory of Mary Lou Turner, by little sister Patty; Don and Deanna Van Driest

$9.75: Eleven-year-old Audrey Carter’s summer lemonade stand

Today’s total: $18,261.95

Total to date: $198,065.46

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