A Father Lost – Help A Local Family In Need This Christmas

December 7, 2017

NorthEscambia.com enlisting the help of our readers to help a local family in need this Christmas.

Recently, the father died unexpectedly¬† — and too late for the family to seek Christmas help from other local groups.The family’s need and situation have been vetted, and all items will be collected and distributed to the family by Ernest Ward Middle School, where some of the children attend.

Items from the list below or gift cards (no cash) can be dropped off at Ernest Ward Middle School by Wednesday, December 13.¬† If you, your church or business would like to “adopt” a full person’s list, please email news@northescambia.com.

The family’s Christmas Wish List is as follows:


  • Adult coloring books, colored pencils and crayons
  • (Vallarta’s) Mexican food
  • Clothing – size 6 pants, medium tops
  • Alabama logo items
  • Shower and bath gels
  • Family board games

13-year old male (likes Alabama logo items, football,  favorite color is green)

  • Fishing gear
  • Basketball
  • Bookstore gift card
  • Athletic (Nike) socks
  • Camo coat
  • Sizes: Medium coat, 28-28 pants, medium shirt, size 8.5-9 shoe

14-year old male (likes music, rap, radio, favorite color is black)

  • MP3 player
  • Bicycle
  • Rip sticks
  • Skateboard
  • Camo coat
  • Sizes: Medium coat, 28-28 pants, medium shirt, size 8.5-9 shoe

16-year old male (likes Alabama logo items, favorite color is red)

  • Basketball shorts (Alabama logo)
  • Basketball
  • Skittles
  • Color/drawing supplies
  • Sizes: M-L coat, 33-32 pants, medium shirt, size 10.5 shoe

17-year old male (enjoys Playstation, basketball; favorite color blue)

  • Michael Jordan basketball clothing
  • Fishing gear
  • baseball hats
  • Sizes: large coat, 33-32 pants, large shirt, size 11 shoe


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