’Tis better to give

Christmas drive set

HERMITAGE – The Hermitage Goodfellows are continuing their 50-plus-year tradition of serving Hermitage citizens in need during the holiday season.

The Goodfellows are soliciting donations of new toys, canned or boxed food, and money until Dec. 21.

No clothing, bicycles, used toys or used plush animals will be accepted.

New toys and various food items may be dropped off during business hours at: the Hermitage City Garage, 5250 Virginia Road; the Hermitage Central Fire Station, 2511 Highland Road; or Rice Pools & Spa, 3604 E. State St. Monetary contributions may be made payable to Hermitage Goodfellows and mailed to Box 1011, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Residents and organizations are welcome to attend Goodfellows’ work night beginning at  7 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Hermitage City Garage.

Anyone knowing of residents in need should drop a note with the name, address, phone number, and names, ages and gender of children to the Hermitage Goodfellows, Box 1011, Hermitage 16148.

Packing will begin at 9 a.m. Dec. 24 in the Hermitage City Garage.