The Red Stocking Fund, which makes the holiday season happy for Island children in need, has announced the release of its application for 2022. Applications are available online now through Nov. 11 at

The program is available for anyone living full-time on the Island who is unable to provide a child or children with warm winter clothing and other necessities. Eligible ages are birth through eighth grade. Gifts made through the Red Stocking Fund are intended for children who would otherwise not receive holiday presents.

The Red Stocking Fund has distributed wintertime necessities to children in need on Martha’s Vineyard since 1983. It is a volunteer-run nonprofit organization.

For any questions please call Sandy Joyce 508-776-0801 or Susie Wallo 508-776-6050, or