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    Tuesday, August 09, 2022

    Make a Difference: Catholic Charities

    Who: Single mother working part-time in the evening to support her family.

    Agency: Catholic Charities, 331 Main St., Norwich

    Their Situation: A single mother who stays home during the day to care for her two young daughters, ages 7 and 3, and works part time in the evening. She is trying to get more hours, but finds it difficult to find and pay for additional child care.

    What to give: Daughter, age 7: girls' size 10-12 winter coat and clothes, shoes kids' size 3. Daughter, age 3: winter coat and clothes size 7 and shoes kids' size 1. Both like Play Dough, coloring books, and crayons, Disney dolls like Frozen, and Cocomelon toys. Can use gift cards to Walmart, Target, or Stop and Shop. Mom could use a small toaster oven, winter coat XL, shoes size 9.5

    To donate: Contact Keyla Santos at Catholic Charities at (860) 889-8346 ext. 265, or mail to 331 Main St., Norwich, CT 06360.

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