Giving from the Heart

November 22, 2010 

It's the giving season: A time to call attention to children who need warm clothing, senior citizens who need food, and area families who need assistance to get 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

Since 2005, the Giving from the Heart charity series has connected 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