Published in the Iola Register on Dec. 12, 2012.

Four entities take over Christmas basket program

Since the Moose Lodge, which formerly handled the Christmas  basket program, has closed, Girl Scout Troop 20880 has partnered with Walmart, the Catholic Church and the Concordia Resource Center to provide this community service.
The Troop is accepting names of families who may need assistance and is accepting donations of clothing, new or near new toys, nonperishable food items and money. Donations may be dropped off at or sent to Girl Scouts 20880 at 901 E. 10th Street.
Those with questions or who would like to adopt a family may contact Amanda Kearn at 275.2316. The present list of families to be adopted is as follows:
1. Couple, girls 11, 12
2. Woman
3. Woman, girl 4
4. Woman, boy 2
5. Man, woman, girls 15, 13
6. Woman
7. Couple, boys 9, 6, 1
8. Man
9. Three women, girl 16
10. Woman, girl 15
11. Adopted
12. Woman, boy 5, girl, 3 months
13. Two Women, two men, boy 6
14. Man
15. Couple
16. Couple, girls 9, 7
17. Adopted
18. Couple, boy 9, girls 10, 7, 4, 2
19. Couple, boy 10, girl 9
20. Woman, Boys 16, 13, girl 11
21. 3 women, 3 men, boys 16, 2
22. Couple
23. Woman, girls 11, 6
24. Couple
25. Man
26. Couple, boys 11, 9, girls 7, 5, 3
27. Woman
28. Man
29. Couple
30. Woman
31. Woman, man
32. Woman
33. Couple, girl 6, boys 3, 2
34. Two women, two men, boy 1
35. Three women, two men, girls 16, 5
36. Couple
37. Woman
38. Couple
39. Woman
40. Couple