The Watson Fund donations

GREAT BARRINGTON — The 81st annual John S. Watson Christmas Fund has received additional donations totaling $570 toward this year's goal of $26,000. This year's campaign has raised $2,165 to date.

Founded in 1936 by local newsman John S. Watson, the fund serves South Berkshire families in need with food and clothing certificates.

Donations to the fund can be made through any South County Berkshire Bank office. Checks should be payable to the Watson Fund.

Those wishing to make their donations "in memory of" or "in lieu of holiday cards" can include their requests with their check and those wishes will be published in local newspapers and on WSBS radio.

Visit the Watson Fund on Facebook at


Polish Falcons Nest 525     $100


My Husband Ed, from Nancy Duvall     $50

Louise McCord, from Mary & Susan Mackle     $20

Noni, Nana & Grandpa and all loved ones, from Todd & Tracy     $100

George Piontek, Merry Christmas in Heaven, from Carol Piontek     $25

Dorothy Wilson, from Gary & Sue Gulbranson     $25

Bill and Sadie Powell, from their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren $150

Tribute to Connie Curts, from Nina Foppe     $100

Today's total:      $570

Total to date:

To reach goal:


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