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Holiday with a Hero nears donation goal

With four days left before the donations deadline for Holiday with a Hero, the community has made progress toward making sure homeless students are able to purchase a few presents to put underneath the Christmas tree this year.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.On Dec. 1, the program faced a $13,000 shortfall. Donations, large and small, have shrunk the gap to $2,500 — with a total of $26,000 raised. The deadline for donations is Wednesday, for a total goal …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 8, 2012 03:53AM Published Dec 8, 2012 03:53AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.