OTTAWA - The Putnam County Community Thrift Store served 576 families during the 2013 Christmas for the Needy program. This included serving families in fourteen Putnam County communities.

Each family received a food box and a $10 gift card. Children ages 13-18 each received a DVD. Two hundred ten children received DVDs.
Children 12 and under all received toys from Toys for Tots. This included 669 children receiving toys.
Overall 1,905 people were served by the Putnam County Community Thrift Store during the 2013 Christmas season.