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Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Original post made on Jan 13, 2012

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation Army's "Adopt-a-Family for Christmas" program, report that increased participation from Portola Valley Forum readers helped make this year's drive a success.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 12, 2012, 11:26 AM

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Posted by Susan K, a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm

Ecumenical Hunger Project in East Palo Alto has a very similar program for its families,
So keep them in mind as well. And they accept donations of food, furniture, appliances, gift cards, and clothing all year round.


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