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Deadline nears for Walker’s annual holiday giveaway

Wednesday is the final day Walker Furniture will be accepting letters on behalf of needy families and individuals for its annual Home for the Holidays program.

Through the program, the company will present a houseful of new furniture to 25 families just in time for the holidays.

Since 1994, Walker has given furniture to those that have endured a variety of hardships, including single-parent households having difficulty making ends meet, many of them with children suffering from physical or mental disorders; families that lost their homes and belongings to fires; and families that have been affected by illness or domestic violence.

The company relies on the public to submit letters on behalf of prospective recipients. Anyone with an individual or family in mind should send a letter to Walker Furniture describing the situation. They must be received by Wednesday.

Letters should be sent to Larry Alterwitz, CEO, Walker Furniture, 301 S. Martin Luther King Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89106.

Additionally, they can be faxed to 384-7772, hand delivered to the store or e-mailed to tmeier@walkerfurniture.com.

Furniture deliveries will begin Dec. 17.

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