Christmas Connection Family Profile

A young widow and her little girl are spending their first Christmas without dad, and they are counting on help from the Christmas Connection to brighten their holidays.

The 22-year-old woman is trying to get her GED online and is staying with her mother until she can get back on her feet. She didn't ask for anything for herself except a job and food, and all she wants for her mother is clothing in a size 4X.

The young widow does have hopes that the Christmas Connection can come through for her four-year-old daughter. She needs clothes in a size 6T, would love anything "Dora the Explorer," and a portable DVD player.

This is case 58.

If you can help this family or any one of 800 others, drop by the donation center at 1000 West Tharpe Street, call them at 575-1500, or log on to for more information.