Metro-East News

Know a charity we should feature? Contact us.

During the holiday season, the News-Democrat features charities from across the metro-east in a series called Blessed to Give.

The goal is to connect generous BND readers with organizations that help the less fortunate.

Each day from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, the BND will profile a different charity.

If you think a charity should be included in the Blessed to Give series, email reporter Lexi Cortes at