Coming in Wednesdayâ€™s paper, itâ€™s the most wonderful time of the year: the Shine Your Light campaign.
The campaign is an annual holiday fundraiser and benefits various East Texas charities.
The campaign be-gan in 2008 with a total raised of $114,642.69, divided evenly between among the agencies.
The amount has grown during the years, with a combined $822,688.02, so far.
Previous agencies recognized are the East Texas Food Bank, The Salvation Army, People Attempting to Help (PATH), East Texas Rescue Mission, Bethesda Health Clinic, Meals On Wheels, St. Paul Childrenâ€™s Foundation, The Kingâ€™s Storehouse, the East Texas Crisis Center, Christian Menâ€™s Job Corps, Christian Womenâ€™s Job Corps, Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Hospice of East Texas, Alzheimerâ€™s Alliance of Smith County and Samaritan Counseling Center of Tyler.
Check out Wednesdayâ€™s paper to see who this yearâ€™s recipients will be.