2015 Season of Giving

Local restaurateur Akira McNeil, co-owner of Akira's Scratch Bistro in downtown Killeen, is once again stepping up to help out some local families who need some help this holiday season.   "I started this last year because when I was in the band Downsiid, finding out we had fans who needed help, we would do fundraisers for them.  This was a way to continue that effort and to give to those needing it the most this time of the year."

Unlike the typical seasonal toy drive, "Season of Giving" efforts seek to provide the families with things they need year round.  CenTexFun.com is glad to participate in this seasonal show of love and we encourage our readers to do so as well.

This year two families will benefit from McNeil's efforts.  They're seeking the following items, in new or a good used condition


Twin Sized Mattresses
Queen sized Mattress and box spring
Queen sized frame
Couch and Loveseat (Got it)
Bunk Beds (3 sets)( Got 2, need 1 more set)
Pots & Pans
Plates, bowls and utensils
TV Stand
Coffee Table (Got it)
Old Game Consols and games
Sheets and pillows (new please)

Gift Cards

Kids sizes for Family #1 ( 6 Boys)
Age 1 - (12 mo)
Age 2 - (18-24 mo clothes)(Size 6 shoe)
Age 3 - (3T-4T clothes)(Size 13 Shoe)
Age 16, 17 & 18 (med-Lrg Shirts)(29x30,30x30 pants)(10, 9.5, 9 shoes)

Kids sizes for Family #2

Boy Age 4 - (7-8 clothes)(Size 11 Shoe)
Girl Age 2 - (24 mo clothes)(Size 4 shoe)


Donations can be dropped off at Scratch Bistro in downtown Killeen or Slaughter House Tattoo locations.  In Killeen they're located at 728 W Veterans Memorial Blvd. and in Harker Heights at 543 W Veterans Memorial Blvd.

Contact Wade Biels of Biels Hometown Lawn Care to schedule a pick up for larger items. (254) 300-8610


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