Dear Portland Press Herald Toy Fund,

I have legal guardianship of my cousin. She is 14. It has been great, but expensive, since she moved in with me with very few clothes and no winter clothing at all. I have also had to get her set up with a room of her own. I have no children of my own and I do think this is best for my cousin and once we are settled, it will be fine. … If you can help me get her a few gifts, I would so appreciate your help.

Thank you! Merry Christmas!

The Portland Press Herald Toy Fund aimed to provide toys for up to 7,000 children in Cumberland, York, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Knox counties.

Donations can be made on the website or checks can be made out to the Portland Press Herald Toy Fund and mailed to P.O. Box 7310, Portland, ME 04112. The campaign’s fundraising goal this year is $300,000. The total raised so far is $109,801.74.

For the children, Phyllis Reames $100

In gratitude for our blessings $100

In memory of Peg Reed, from Robert Cave $100

The Christmas spirit, Richard & Jennifer Hubbell $200

Barry & Pat Unnold $400

Happy Holidays! Nancy & Mark $100

Bethany Abbott $75

Mark L. Randall $100

In memory of my brother, Richard E Benson, & my sister, Marjorie B Lennon, from Ruth West $25

In memory of my husband $100

Tewhey Associates $100

In memory of Tom Cook, love, his wife & family $25

In memory of our grandparents, Blanche & Joe Capelutti, from Jill & Andrew $50

In memory of loved ones, M. Hanscom $200