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.


Make a check or money order payable to Children's Hospital and mail it to Bob Levey, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., 20071.