Brighten the holiday for a local child in need: drop off new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots in the library lobby through December 9.
Toys for Tots aims to provide Christmas gifts for children of families in need. For each requesting family, Toys for Tots aims to provide two toys, one large and one small, for each child ages 0-14.
Donations should be new, unwrapped toys, games, action figures, dolls, puzzles, or anything for babies or toddlers. Toys for Tots does not accept food, clothes, used toys, or liquid products such as perfumes, lotions, or body wash.
Vernon Area Public Library has served as a Toys for Tots collection site since 2006.
The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is a recognized 501(C)(3) not-for-profit public charity. Since its inception in 1947, Toys for Tots has distributed more than 600 million toys to more than 281 million children in need. For more information about donating, collections, or registering to receive toys, visit http://ToysForTots.org.