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"Hunters for the Hungry," a nonprofit organization that uses donated deer to feed the less fortunate, is selling a print titled "Thunder Ridge," which costs $30 plus $3 shipping and handling. The print is a winter scene of a whitetail buck set in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The organization also is selling a 300-page venison cookbook, which costs $9.95 plus $3 shipping and handling. Contact the program at 1-800-352-4868.

The American Red Cross is encouraging people to send mail or holiday gifts to American soldiers who are overseas. Gifts can include toiletry items, books, stationery, postage stamps, disposable cameras, games, playing cards and batteries. For more information and to get addresses to where the boxes should be sent, call the Richmond chapter at 780-2256.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will begin selling tickets for its "Art After Hours" series on Dec. 7 for $50. The Thursday-night series includes a different band each week, wine tastings, tours, lectures, a cash bar and poetry readings. Tickets are available in the museum's lobby.

Some people have everything but the kitchen sink, and others really do need a kitchen sink. You can help through Habitat for Humanity's "Home for the Holidays" gift card program, which allows you to purchase building supplies for the construction and renovation of homes for the less fortunate. A gift card is sent to the person named telling them a donation was made in their honor. Donations start at $5 and can be made by calling Habitat for Humanity at 232-7001.

The Richmond YWCA is asking for nonperishable food donations and holiday gifts for the women and children who are victims of domestic violence. For more information, call the YWCA at 643-0888.

The Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates are selling holiday cards that support advocates for children who are under the protection of courts due to abuse or neglect. The cards are designed by the children and can be found at Hannaford's grocery store near the customer service desk. A variety pack of 12 cards is $5. For more information, call
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