A s the holiday season nears, area groups are busy helping the less fortunate, and they can use some help from the community.
Area organizations have shared requests for items to help in their missions.
The requests include specific items, both small and large; monetary donations; or donations of time.
If you're looking for ways to brighten the season for area residents who need some extra holiday cheer, look no further.
Socks for seniors
Socks for seniors collects new, unwrapped items for area nursing homes for the holidays. The deadline is Dec. 12.