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Christmas Holiday Bureau Provides Gift Cards to Needy Families

SCRANTON — The Christmas season can take a lot out of you. For the hundreds of moms and dads who will file through St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton this week, It takes everything. And every little bit helps. About 1,000 families will apply to receive a Walmart gift card compliments of the Christmas Holiday Bureau. Volunteers are doing interviews with potential recipients this week. “Short on income, and this helps me out every year, every year. I have two […]

Donations Short for Christmas Holiday Bureau

SCRANTON — Wednesday was the last day for people to sign up for assistance from the Christmas Holiday Bureau in Lackawanna County. The bureau is short on money as well. You can say they’re Santa’s helpers: the people who sit inside St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in downtown Scranton. They are taking applications for the Christmas […]