Goodfellows sign up this week

It’s that time of year again and the Sweetwater Goodfellows are getting ready to help needy Nolan County families have a better Christmas. Sweetwater Goodfellows provides food and toys to families in need with children and food to needy individuals during the Christmas Season. Sign ups will be at the Sweetwater Fire Station, 900 E. Broadway, on Nov. 1, 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. All applicants need to bring last proof of income, approval notice for food stamps, birth certificate for each child, pay stub and approval notice for TANF.Sweetwater Goodfellows boxes for the food and toy drive go out on Nov. 1, and can be found at KXOX, First Financial Bank, Nolan County Courthouse, Higginbotham (Radio Shack), Sweetwater TA, Sweetwater Reporter, Oak Street Salon, SLJ Embroidery & Gifts, Texas State Technical College and all schools. Firemen will be picking up the donations as needed, and the boxes will be out until Wednesday, Dec. 7. The Annual Sweetwater Goodfellows toy drive at Wal-Mart is set for Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Last year Sweetwater Goodfellows helped more than 907 individual in Nolan County. Residents are urged to help the Sweetwater Goodfellows make this year even better. If you would like to make a donation to the Sweetwater Goodfellows, send it to P.O. Box 1148, Sweetwater, TX 79556.