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Campaign raises more than $165K by its final day

The Shine Your Light community campaign is over and more than $165,000 was raised, according to the preliminary total. On Wednesday, the last day of this year’s campaign, 16 donors contributed $6,060. However, more donations could come in by mail.…

31 December 2014 [08:38 PM]
Last day to donate

Today is the last day to give to the Shine Your Light community campaign and support eight nonprofit organizations. Sixteen donors contributed $8,125 on Tuesday, bringing the community and matching donor total to $159,810. This year’s matching total is $72,500…

30 December 2014 [10:01 PM]
More donations bring campaign past $150,000

Two days remain in the Shine Your Light fundraising campaign benefitting area nonprofit organizations. Twelve donors contributed $3,500 to the campaign Monday, bringing the community and matching donor total to $151,685. This year’s matching donors pledged a total…

29 December 2014 [10:30 PM]
3 days left in charity campaign

With The Shine Your Light Campaign coming to an end on Wednesday, donors already have raised $148,185 and matched the donor funds. Two additional gifts were received on Sunday, helping to exceed the donor match for this year’s award recipients.…

28 December 2014 [11:22 PM]
Donations near $150,000 in 2014 charity campaign

The Shine Your Light Campaign is nearing its end with $148,135 raised and already having matched the donor funds. One gift was received on Saturday, boosting the community campaign’s goal of exceeding their donor match to help this year’s award…

27 December 2014 [11:05 PM]
Community campaign's donor funds matched

With the Shine Your Light community campaign continuing through Wednesday, the original $72,500 in donor funds have already been matched. Tyler Morning Telegraph publisher Nelson Clyde said in past years, the donor funds haven’t been matched this close to the…

26 December 2014 [09:59 PM]
Time running out to donate

Time is closing in on The Shine Your Light community campaign to benefit eight local nonprofit organizations. With five days left to give, the campaign’s total is $147,210, including eight gifts received on Dec. 24 in the amount of $10,…

25 December 2014 [07:57 PM]
The Shine Your Light community campaign receives boost

The Shine Your Light community campaign received a big boost on Tuesday with 16 gifts totaling almost $15,000. That brings the total to $136,590 at the halfway point. This includes $72,500 in matching funds. Eight more days remain for the…

23 December 2014 [07:27 PM]
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Program helps to guide grieving families Video

Hospice of East Texas not only provides end-of-life care and comfort to East Texas patients, but it also guides their families through…

22 December 2014 [11:55 PM]
Woman credits PATH for her successes

Prior to 2011, Lakeisha Fields, a single mother, couldn’t make ends meet, and couldn’t ever see herself as a homeowner. But her world began to change when she entered the doors at PATH. Three years later, Ms. Fields and her…

18 December 2014 [09:07 PM]
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Caring for the homeless Video

As a school girl in Winnsboro, Pat Mallory took home a hobo with a stick and cooked him supper. When her parents…

17 December 2014 [06:55 PM]
'Shine Your Light' campaign to honor Ed King, C.C. Baker

The lives and legacies of two East Texas men will be highlighted with this year’s Shine Your Light campaign. For the first time in the campaign’s six-year history, it will be conducted in memory of two men, Ed King and…

15 December 2014 [11:34 PM]
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