Archive for Thursday, November 29, 2007

Toys for Tots program begins

November 29, 2007

Douglas County's Toys for Tots program kicks off the season with collections intended to go to needy children at Christmastime.

  • Douglas County Bank is accepting toys and cash donations through Dec. 22. Locations are at the Eudora Branch, 1402 Church St. in the C & S Market; the Downtown Bank, Ninth and Kentucky streets; Malls Bank, 23rd and Louisiana streets; S. Iowa Bank, 31st and Iowa streets; Orchards Bank, Kasold Drive and Bob Billings Parkway; and the West Sixth Street Bank, Sixth Street and Folks Road.
  • Dec. 9: Fourth annual Drive for 500 toy drive, 1 p.m.to 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, Kansas University's West Campus. There will be children's activities, a silent auction, free food, music and Santa. Children can see Marines and a military vehicle.

Those planning to attend are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy or cash donation, and enjoy an afternoon of family fun.

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