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State Police gear up for 32nd Toys for Tots campaign

State Police gear up for 32nd Toys for Tots campaign”

The Kozmons said they're supporting the Marine Toys for Tots program by constructing a float featuring the official Mr. and Mrs. Claus of downtown Martinsburg.

Customers can donate new, unwrapped toys now through Wednesday, December 7 at Toys " R " Us and Babies " R " Us stores nationwide.

The Toys for Tots program was founded by the U.S. Marine Corps in 1947 and continues to provide toys to needy children all over the country. "This year we have 40,323 children that have asked us for a toy this Christmas".

Anyone needing assistance requesting toys, and is not now working with a nonprofit agency/organization or church, is encouraged to check with their local Toys For Tots county campaign.

Volunteers are needed as well for toy inventory and distribution at the DeKalb Salvation Army. "With every donated toy, you will be entered into a drawing for a 32" Flat Screen TV. Dr.

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"Dignity Health is honored to again participate in the Toys for Tots drive and give back to the local communities we serve", said Frederick Johnson, Area Medical Director, Dignity Health Emergency Rooms.

He said more than 2,500 toys and almost 50 bicycles have been donated to the program so far for the more than 300 local kids who will benefit.

Staff members at Alexis Road Family Dental say they are excited for this opportunity to help with the Toys For Tots program.

"We're excited to see the Martinsburg Christmas parade is growing this year", Melanie said. He said the goal was to collect as many toys as possible of the weekend.



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