Editor's Note: In this 12-part series that runs through Christmas Eve, The Herald-Mail highlights people and organizations who make the holidays brighter for others.
Name: Dorothy Dockeney
Home: Hedgesville, W.Va.
Occupation: Retired cook
Organization: The Salvation Army
What do you do to make Christmas brighter?: Dockeney volunteers with The Salvation Army each Christmas, helping to facilitate the organization's Angel Tree program by organizing the toy shop for children in need. Along with other service activities, Dockeney has helped with the holiday program for more than 30 years and been involved with The Salvation Army even longer.
Why do you do it?: "I like to try to see that they get something," Dockeney said of the children, whose Christmas she has helped make brighter.