As the days grow short, the list continues to grow long. These are the most recent group contributors to our annual fund-raising campaign on behalf of Children's Hospital, which ends on Friday:
Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation, U.S. Congress ($710 from this always-generous crew).
Members, Joint Data Systems Support Center, Resource Monitoring Branch (JNCR), Defense Communications Agency ($1,122.50, the 11th consecutive donation from these folks).
Defense Security Assistance Agency ($377 from a holiday party prize raffle).
Members, Northern Virginia ITC Club ($85 in lieu of sending Christmas cards to one another).
The Brookland Club Redskin Bus Riders operating out of The Greenwood Inn, Hyattsville ($200).
Classified advertising staff, The Washington Post ($77.65).
Davis, Graham & Stubbs ($253.81).
T.G.I.F. Ladies League ($100).
Division of Virology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration ($30 left over from the Christmas party fund).
Gela S. Brooks's fourth grade class, Arrowhead Elementary School, Upper Marlboro ($45).
American Legion Auxiliary, Harry White Wilmer Unit 82, La Plata ($50).
Targeted Communciations Corporation, Reston ($300).
Office of the General Counsel, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ($80 in memory of Clifford Arnold Bernsen).
Military and civilian personnel, Office of the Chief of Naval Research ($340).
Workforce Planning Division (G-PWP), Coast Guard Headquarters ($25).
Ocean and Natural Resources Section, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress ($52).
Members, Science & Technology Division, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria ($406 in lieu of exchanging Christmas cards, and special thanks to this bunch for its 19th consecutive donation).
Employees, Office of Personnel/Employees Benefits, Central Intelligence Agency ($161 from a gingerbread house raffle).
American Legion Post No. 60, Laurel ($50).
3300 D Street Block Club ($10).
WOW Bowling League, Fort Belvoir ($274.40).
Customers and employees, Viers Mill Branch, Sovran Bank ($1,500).
Potomac Television/Communications Office Football Pool ($303.40).
Administrative Accounting Department, Washington Gas ($28).
ARINC Research Football ($20).
Burtonsville office, Prudential Preferred Properties ($20).
Teachers, Orange Hunt Elementary School, Springfield ($95).
Education Branch, ComputerLand Mid-Atlantic, Clinton ($140).
Cappet Corporation, Alexandria ($1,486).
External Relations Department, Inter-American Development Bank ($50).
Office of the Director and Office of Management, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration ($86.52 left over after the Christmas party).
Raleighs Clearance Center, Prince William County, Va. ($60 from a raffle).
Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School, Northeast Washington ($370 raised on the annual Children's Hospital Day).
Employees, National Coal Association ($100 instead of a Christmas card exchange).
Acoustic Systems Branch, Code 5160, Naval Research Laboratory ($50).
Submarine Monitoring, Maintenance and Support Program Office, Naval Sea Systems Command ($500).
Bell Atlantic-Product Line Management-Service Costs Organization, Chesapeake Complex, Silver Spring ($290).
Employees, Disabled American Veterans, National Service and Legislative Headquarters, Southwest Washington ($1,725).
Washington Post Cookie Orgy ($5,200 from this annual calorie overdose, with special thanks to Mary Reider of the composing room).
Coffee clubs and employees, Amtrak Information Systems Department ($307, with extra thanks to Kap Kaplowitz).
Montgomery County Public Library Staff -- Rockville Public Library, Telephone Reference and Film Services ($60).
Stephenson Incorporated, Alexandria ($690, half from the employees in the name of president George Stephenson, half from George himself).
U.S. Capitol telephone operators and Senate Telecommunications Office ($25).
Queen of Hearts Club ($200).
The Hollow Tree Clan, Nanjemoy, Md. ($130).
Patti Allen's second and fourth grade math classes, Valley View Elementary School, Oxon Hill ($75).
Staff, Springbrook High School, Silver Spring ($1,075).
External Inquiries Branch, Central Intelligence Agency ($35).
Washington Office, McDonnell Douglas ($375 and welcome aboard for the third consecutive year).
Staff members, Decision Science Consortium Inc., Reston ($310).
Invitations Galore by Rhoda, Lanham ($20).
Aronson, Fetridge, Weigle & Stern ($2,890 from these annually generous folks).
Employee Participation Group, Office of Accounting (AAA), Federal Aviation Administration ($40 from the Christmas party fund).
Shooter's Hill Carolers, Alexandria ($268 raised by singing around the neighborhood on St. Stephen's Day).
Employees, Shapiro & Company, Northwest Washington ($100 in honor of the boss, Ronald L. Shapiro).
Symphony Woods Office, First American Bank ($14.56 in the names of Michael and David Greisman).
Coffee Club, Office of Foreign Missions, U.S. Department of State ($100).
Employees, John S. Connor, Inc. ($100).
ARAPS and SDAH1 Branches, Defense Mapping Agency ($160.25).
Berwyn Heights Mens League ($150 in the name of Morgan Wootten).
Staff, Frank Emmet Real Estate Inc., Silver Spring ($320).
Cub Scout Pack 1864, Truro Community ($61.95 from a bake sale).
Eastern Region Distributed Gas and Services Office, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Greenbelt ($70 instead of giving office gifts).
Employees, RAILINC Corporation ($700 in lieu of exchanging Christmas cards).
Eastern High School classes of 1946 and 1947 ($10).
Employees, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Riverdale ($1,943).
The Schoolchildren of Mockingbird Drive, Annandale ($125.65 from the sixth annual Christmas crafts sale).
American Legion Post No. 259, Clinton ($259).
Elizabeth Roach's third graders, Haycock School, Falls Church ($103.71 instead of exchanging gifts among themselves).
Administrative staff, Solicitor's Office, Department of the Interior ($135).
Girls Friday Bowling League, Centreville ($39).
The Lewis Brothers Casino ($60).
Virginia Power Marketing Services, Fairfax ($225).
MD-803rd Air Force Junior ROTC Unit, Gwynn Park High School, Brandywine ($50).
Many thanks, each and every one.
TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE CAMPAIGN:
Make a check or money order payable to Children's Hospital and mail it to Bob Levey, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., 20071.
THE CAMPAIGN ENDS ON JAN. 18.