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Heroes sought for local students

With 11 days until the deadline for donations, the Holiday with a Hero program still has to make up for at least a $13,000 shortfall.“We're way off,” Carson City Sheriff's Sgt. Daniel Gonzales said.The program, administered by the sheriff's office, aims to give up to 300 homeless Carson City students $100 to spend on presents to sit beneath their Christmas trees.The children range from elementary to high school students. The students often buy necessities for their family members, rather than toys for themselves, Gonzales said.“A lot of the kids may end up using their Holiday with a Hero money to …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 1, 2012 04:19AM Published Dec 1, 2012 04:13AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.