TREE OF CONTRIBUTIONS

Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area, the area’s community action agency that focuses on helping those struggling in poverty, has set up a tree in the lobby of the Joplin Public Library with child-size blankets and warm items free for those in need. Contributions of clothing for the effort may drop off new items at the library or at ESC offices at 302 S. Joplin Ave. GLOBE | ROGER NOMER