Box Factory bonanza

The Box Factory for the Arts in St. Joseph, which is struggling financially, has received more than $50,000 in donations since putting out an appeal in November. Donors included Dana Whitlow of Texas, whose mother Heartha was a longtime supporter who had this gallery named for her.

ST. JOSEPH — Yes, Box Factory for the Arts supporters, there is a Santa Claus.

Since the financially struggling institution put out an appeal for donations in November, more than $50,000 has been received, and several new office tenants have signed on to bring in additional revenue.