Volunteers at the Pregnancy Assistance Center sort through thousands of gifts prior to their delivery to hundreds of area families. On the far left is Fritzie Alferman, executive director, who started the Pregnancy Assistance Center’s Christmas program in Washington nearly 30 years ago. Many other area groups, churches and agencies also help provide Christmas gifts for those in need of assistance. Missourian Photo.
Posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 11:00 am
As Franklin County residents sit down to Christmas dinner and exchange gifts with family and friends, there are some area families who are happy, and humbled, that they can even celebrate at all.
The Missourian spoke to several families who received assistance through the Christmas programs provided by Loving Hearts Outreach or the Pregnancy Assistance Center.
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Wednesday, December 25, 2013 11:00 am.