No one associated with the Goodfellow Fund is disappointed that donations may “land a little shy of the total received last year and short of our $800,000 goal,” said Richard Greene, the fund’s executive director. Just before Christmas Day, the total hit $660,000, Greene said. But there still are some aces out. “We have not heard from several large legacy donors that represent foundations and trust funds,” Greene said.
In the unrecorded history of the Goodfellow Fund there likely is nobody who got more from a couple of $50 J.C. Penney gift cards than the Cool Kids’ Mom. “I went to the clearance section, and they had a lot of shirts there,” said Leann, a single mother of three. “I also had some coupons.” Boy! Did she ever. Leann got more than two dozen shirts to split between her birth son, Junior, 8, and adopted son, Armando, also 8, who joined the family before her marriage broke up.
Dulce lost almost everything to insects. She and her husband moved to Texas from Arizona five years ago. They were raising five sons, doing OK on his full-time salary and her part-time job, and living in an apartment that could best be described as habitable. Until it wasn’t. “We struggled, because the landlord didn’t want to fix anything,” Dulce said. Then came the bedbugs. “Almost every unit had them for a while,” Dulce said. “Then, the landlord got something new and got rid of them.
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