Make a Difference: Norwich Salvation Army
WHO: Mom, dad and two children in Norwich who did not want to use their names.
AGENCY: Norwich Salvation Army
THEIR SITUATION: This is a working family struggling to make ends meet. Dad is working, and mom takes care of their daughters, ages 6 and 2.
WHAT TO GIVE: Basic needs would help. Mom is size women's large. Dad wears large men's size, 34-32 jeans; 6-year-old wears size 7 girls, size 12 shoes; 2-year-old is a size 2T in clothes, and 6T in shoes.
The children are interested in music. The older girl would like a karaoke machine with a microphone or a voice recorder. Anything Brightlings or Shopkins. The 2-year-old would like a Sing-along Boombox, a Dora the Explorer backpack, a Baby Alive.
TO DONATE: Contact Salvation Army Capt Mindy Uttley at (860) 889-2329.
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