Loflin-Walker fund climbs past $17K

Staff report

ST. PAULS — Six more gifts have pushed the Loflin-Walker Christmas Fund total to $17,055.83.

The following are the most recent donations: Alhobishi Convenience Stores, $300; St. Pauls Presbyterian Women of the Church, $500; Lisa Brisson, $100; Minuteman Food Mart, $100; Dale Deese, $100; Anonymous, in memory of Ladonna Taylor, $200.

Donations are tax-deductible and can be mailed to the Lions Club at P.O. Box 653, St. Pauls, N.C., 28384.

The fund is named in honor of John Walker, a charter member of the St. Pauls Lions Club who helped establish it, and Joe Loflin, a longtime town administrator for St. Pauls. There are 192 families that have been approved to receive vouchers for food, fuel, clothing and toys from the fund.

Staff report