The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


Blankets and Bears donation

Palestine’s Wal-Mart Distribution Center No. 6005 associates donated a large amount of blankets and bears (many not shown) recently to the Blankets & Bears organization, which supports abused and traumatized children. Pictured are Walmart Distribution Center No. 6005 associates and Blankets and Bears volunteers, from left, Joe Coleman, Julie Ihlenfeldt, Diana Y. Stevenson, Allyson Mitchell, Keith Smith, Jane Sussdorf, Steve Sussdorf, Jacque Johnston, Sandra Lane and Jackson Hanks. “The Blanket & Bears organization is deeply honored to receive the substantial number of new blankets and bears from Wal-Mart Distribution Center 6005 associates. Wal-Mart associates are tremendous community contributors as they rise up individually and collectively to meet otherwise unmet needs in town,” Blankets & Bears spokesman Jackson Hanks said.