Sunbury Man Needs Help This Holiday After Fire Destroyed His Belongings

Here. For Good.

SUNBURY — The Daily Item is reporting, for Edgar, the year is finally starting to get better.

“I was homeless for about a year after a fire destroyed everything,” the Sunbury resident said. “I started brand new. It’s gotten better, with help from the Salvation Army.”

Edgar said he gets food weekly through the Salvation Army’s soup kitchen and heard about the Here. For Good. Campaign through the organization.

He lives with his girlfriend and their four children — ages 17, 15, 12 and 10.

“My daughter wants a Nintendo DS, LOL Dolls, a phone and toys. My younger boy likes basketball and plays on a team, so he’d like basketball equipment, shorts, jerseys — my older two just want clothes,” he said.

The Here. For Good. Campaign is a continuation of the Needy Family Fund which has raised more than $3.35 million since 1987 during the holiday season to help the Valley’s families. This year’s goal is $250,000. The campaign is administered by Salvation Army citadels in Milton and Sunbury and sponsored by The Daily Item, Sunbury Broadcasting Corp. and Mifflinburg Bank & Trust. Donors can make checks payable to Here. For Good. Campaign and mail or drop them off at any location of program co-sponsor Mifflinburg Bank & Trust. Donors also can mail a check to 250 E. Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844, or donate online at www.hereforgoodcampaign.org.

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