Toys for Tots collection runs until Dec. 10
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD – Since 1947, The United States Marine Corps Reserve have been making Christmas wishes come true for children through Toys for Tots, in believing that “Every child deserves a little Christmas.”
If you want to help give children of the Marshfield area a message of hope this Christmas, new unwrapped toys can be dropped off in the Marine Toys for Tots collection boxes listed below until Dec. 10.
All toys collected in the Marshfield area will be distributed to the children of this area.
Monetary donations can be sent to: Toys for Tots, Melody Gardens, 1200 S. Oak Ave., Marshfield, WI 54449 with checks made out to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation or visit the North Wood County Toys for Tots website at http://marshfield-wi.toysfortots.org to make an online monetary donation.
Drop off locations in Marshfield include: Applebees, Associated Bank, AT&T, Baymont Inn, Biggby Coffee, Burger King, Check Into Cash, Curves, Edward Jones, Dental Crafters, Fleet Farm, Health In Motion, High Street Salon & Travel, Holiday Inn, Hotel Marshfield, I State Truck Center (Formally V & H Heavy Trucks), Jack’s Bar, Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce& Industry, Marshfield Police Department, Melody Gardens Restaurant & Skateland, Menards, Midstate Truck Service, Mittens Furniture, PreventionGenetics, Puppy Parlor, Sensory Effects, Sherwin Williams, Simplicity Credit Union,
Simplicity Mortgage Center, Sport & Spine Clinic, Staab Construction, Stoney River Assisted Living, Stoney River Memory Care, Three Oaks, V & H Automotive, and the YMCA. In Colby, Loos Machine will serve as a drop-off location.
If you need assistance with toys for your family or know of anyone who does, toy distribution will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 200 South Lincoln Ave., Marshfield, on Dec. 12, 4-7 p.m.; Dec. 13, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Dec. 14, 9 a.m. – noon.
Distribution will also take place at St Vincent De Paul Outreach Building, 149 North Central Ave., Marshfield, on Dec. 17-20, 9 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., and Dec. 23, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Upon arrival at the toy distribution, there will be a short application form to complete. No pre-registration required and no children allowed. Please bring identification, children’s birth dates, and something showing your current address.