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Empty Stocking still needs filling

The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund continues its activities to make the holiday season happier for Harford County residents in need, and as of Monday, the fund had taken in $34,164 on the way to its 2011 goal of $80,000.

The Empty Stocking Fund, which annually helps more than 350 local families, also welcomes the donation of new, unwrapped toys.

Special thanks for recent donations received from Dr. Han Sohn and Family, $2,500; Steven Strawbridge Sr. and Susan Strawbridge, $100; Janet and Timothy Hanratty, $100; Bert and Carol Shek, $100; Ryan Pierson Jr. and Elsie Cerutti, $100; and Marion and Sarah Parker, $100.

If you would like to help brighten the holidays for...