Saturday, December 8, 2007

Angel Tree Needs Help

Normally, they are stripped clean this time of year and only the tougher ones are left ("I'd like a left-handed spaceship toy that's made of titanium").

I talked with the Angel Tree volunteers, and they agreed it seems to be a tougher year. Couple that with the low sales, and I'd say we're seeing the fallout of the home mortgage crisis. While Knoxville tends to be somewhat buffered from national trends (both good and bad), it's clear things are tougher out there for many.

If there's any year to remember the reason for the season and help, this would be one.

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