It's the giving season: Children need warm clothing for the cold temperatures, senior citizens need food and other essentials, area families need assistance getting through the holidays.
During the holiday season, the News-Democrat will highlight charities that need your help. To view more Giving from the Heart charities, visit bnd.com/giving.
Since 2005, the Giving from the Heart charity series has been connecting readers to organizations that help the less fortunate especially during this time of year, a time of giving.
If you know of a charity that should be included in the Giving from the Heart series, contact reporter Maria Hasenstab at 618-239-2460 or email@example.com.