This year's Empty Stocking Fund campaign has a goal of $100,000 to help local people through the Salvation Army.
To donate, send checks to Empty Stocking Fund c/o Northwest Florida Daily News, P.O. Box 2949, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32549.
Donations of cash and checks can also be brought into the Daily News at 2 Eglin Parkway N.E. in Fort Walton Beach.
To donate online, go to give.salvationarmyflorida.org/fwemptystocking2018.
Doris Moxcey, $100
Mark and Karen Gergel, $500
Kathleen McKelvey, $200
Margaret Dobbs, in memory of Army Maj. (ret.) Jim Dobbs, $50
Kathleen Darling, in loving memory of Josh, $50
Fort Walton Beach
Allen and Lois Handzo, $100
Dean and Lynda Hanson, $250
Anonymous, in memory of Ray Koran, $50
Anonymous, in memory of Gene Large, $50
Anonymous, in memory of Ray Brunell, $50
Ronald and Billie Chappell, $100
Anonymous, Fort Walton Beach, $500
Margaret Espy, $100
Diane Moore, in memory of Gerald Moore, $100
Anonymous, in honor of our grandchildren Seth, Sophie, Kate, Evan and Kellan, $50
American Legion Post 235, $1,000
David Palkowski, $500
Bunko Group, $40
Anonymous, in memory of Mr. Raymond R. Brunell, Ms. Mary E. "Lillie" Clancy, Mr. Ray Koran and Mr. Gene Large, $200
Paul and Jill Moore, $200
Robert and Barrie Meller, $100
Thomas and Janice McNeill, in memory of Dr. Bill Thompson, $100
Tami and Pat Kelly, in memory of Gerald, $100
Beverly Parsins, $50
Linda Ketter, for Larry Ketter, Troy Dent, Tom Churan, Charles Moore, Dee Olsen and Aaron Lippincott, $600
Today's total: $6,815
Total to date: $15,052