Smiles say it all about Santa Fund
The Union Leader Santa Fund was first established at the Post Office Fruit luncheonette in Manchester after a chance 1959 meeting between the Salvation Army major and the then-editor of the Union Leader. The Santa Fund raised $1,000 in its first year to support the Salvation Army's Christmas effort. Since then, the Santa Fund has raised more than $7.1 million. Santa Fund donations help qualified applicants to receive clothing, meals and toys during the holidays.
How to donate
Santa Fund donations can be made by completing the online form by clicking "Donate" below or send a check to:
THE SANTA FUND
You can also drop off the printed form in our newspaper and a donation in the Santa Fund box at the Union Leader, 100 William Loeb Drive in Manchester from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. We will also have a donation drop box at the Intown Manchester Holiday Market on Thursday, November 29 and every Thursday in December.
Share a holiday greeting
With your donation, the Union Leader will publish a short holiday message in the newspaper. Just write it up exactly as you would have it appear, printing clearly, and mail it along with your donation. If you prefer to donate online, follow the link on the page following the transaction to submit a Christmas message.
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