SPUR volunteer Donna Rice (left) and recipient Camden Ascenso at last year's Holiday Cheer Drive. (Courtesy photo)
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Marblehead organization looking to SPUR holiday donations for the needy

MARBLEHEAD — SPUR good deeds is planning to provide winter essentials and holiday gifts to more than 500 children and adults facing homelessness this year. 

Now in its sixth year, SPUR's Holiday Cheer Drive benefits needy residents in the four communities served by the Marblehead-based organization -- Lynn, Marblehead, Salem and Swampscott. 

The nonprofit organization aims to cultivate a community of doers through an array of volunteerism and youth enrichment programs. Although SPUR itself isn't an acronym, the organization's mission is embedded in its …

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