The Red Stocking Fund is now accepting applications for gifts for the upcoming holiday season. The application is available online at through Nov. 19.

The Red Stocking Fund began in 1938 as a way to help Island families in need receive gifts, food and clothing. The fund serves children from birth to eighth grade.

For more information, call Sandy Joyce at 508-776-0801 or Susie Wallo 508-776-6050 or send an email to