The United Way Community Christmas Campaign is nearing an end, but there's still time to donate an item or make a contribution to the cause. Donations will be accepted through Tuesday at the many drop-off boxes around the River Bend, and beginning Wednesday, the items will be collected, sorted and donated to one of more than a dozen agencies in the region.

Campaign Chair Dawna Gilbreath says distribution day is a major undertaking:

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Monetary donations are also still welcome, and can be mailed to United Way Community Christmas, 263 South Sixth Street, Wood River, 62095.