Boone County Toys for Tots Shopping Day will be this Saturday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m.to 5 p.m.at the Casey building on the Boone County Fairgrounds.
The HomeSlice MediaGroup is hosting its second annual Toys for Tots drive for Pennington County.
A year ago the Emmanuel Family & Child Development Center inadvertently missed the deadline to apply for Toys for Tots, but the public came through with donations. They have collected more than 20,000 donated toys annually for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots Foundation.
Sannes said the goal is to give more than 8,000 toys to underprivileged children in Nash and Edgecombe counties.
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After taking a year off, David Sannes has returned this year as the coordinator for the Toys for Tots in Rocky Mount.
"Toys for Tots was a cause that is near and dear to our heart and still is", Poremba said. Your support of Toys for Tots is Good 4 Utah. Faith Christian School has stepped up to help Toys for Tots over the years.
Christmas may still be a few weeks away but the work has begun to collect toys for children in need throughout Western Washington.
"What I hope it does is let those individuals know there's someone out there that's still making sure that they feel loved and appreciated", Renaud said. For generations, Toys for Tots has united members of communities nationwide for the common cause of helping their children and bettering their neighborhoods.