Making Christmas brighter

The Star Democrat’s Brighter Christmas Fund this week kicks off its 33rd season of “providing children with a brighter Christmas.”  The Brighter Christmas Fund started in 1983 to try to help families who didn’t have enough money to have a good Christmas.  Those wishing to donate to the fund may send contributions to The Brighter Christmas Fund, c/o The Star Democrat, PO Box 600, 29088 Airport Drive, Easton, MD 21601.  Donations also may be made online at (click the donate button).

Whether you are looking for financial help with paying a bill or need help finding reliable child care near your home, our resource counselors are available to you.

  • Call us on our helpline – 866-722-4577
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  • Find local events that may interest you or your family

It is all free and confidential to residents of Queen Anne’s County.