By Julie Huss
---- — The Derry News Santa Fund is ready to help those in need in the Greater Derry and Londonderry communities.
This is the 27th year for the fund. One hundred percent of the money raised stays in the local area, supporting families and individuals with food, clothing and toys through the Derry Community Fund and also efforts in Londonderry.
Area businesses, schools and organizations are pitching in to help, with fundraisers, special events and collections planned to support the Santa Fund.
“We would really appreciate donations for this great cause,” said Cathy DiCampo, Derry News office manager and Santa Fund organizer.
Tax-deductible donations can be made by stopping by the Derry News office at 46 West Broadway, or by mailing to: Derry News Santa Fund, 46 West Broadway, Derry, 03038, or online at derrynews.com.