Brighten the holidays for a local child in need. Drop off new, unwrapped toys in the Toys for Tots donation boxes located in the library lobby from Friday, November 17, through Sunday, December 10.
Toys for Tots provides gifts to economically disadvantaged children at Christmas. Toys for Tots does not accept used toys, food, clothes or realistic-looking weapons.
Vernon Area Public Library has served as a Toys for Tots collection site since 2006.
ABOUT TOYS FOR TOTS
The 2023 holiday season marks the 76th anniversary of the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Since its inception in 1947, Toys for Tots has distributed more than 600 million toys to more than 281 million children in need.
In addition to being a flagship children’s Christmas charity, Marine Toys for Tots assists families in need year-round.
The Toys for Tots Literacy Program was launched in 2008 to close the reading gap and help improve academic success by providing books to children in difficult circumstances.
The Toys for Tots Foster Care Initiative, launched in 2022, provides tangible signs of hope to children living in foster care with the goal of reducing their anxiety and making a positive impact in their lives.
For more information about donating, collections, or registering to receive toys, visit ToysForTots.org.