Children's Shelter receives donation just in time for holidays

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) - The Children's Shelter of Walnut Ridge was presented with a generous donation Friday to the tune of $1,000.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department Mounted Patrol held several fundraisers, including a horse ride at the Iron Mountain Festival to raise money for the Children's Shelter.

The Mounted Patrol was able to present the check to the shelter today

Children's Shelter Administrator Lisa Hufstedler says the donation will help fund the upcoming holiday season with food and clothing for the children.

"Christmas is a big thing for us and the kids needs are the number one aspect of them staying here with us," Hufstedler says.

Hufstedler says the shelter thrives on donations of any form and they are always welcomed and appreciated.

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