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New Turns for Toys for Tots

New Turns for Toys for Tots

    Toys for Tots officially begins this year on Monday, November 11th with boxes set out at collection points around Lamar and on Saturday, November 23rd, (This is a corrected date from the original article)  the annual Tea for Tots at the Lamar Christian Church on South Main Street in Lamar will bring the […]

Toys for Tots 2018 Holiday Countdown

Toys for Tots 2018 Holiday Countdown

    The annual Toys for Tots/Food for Families holiday campaign is underway, headquartered this year at the new workshop at 500 West Beech Street. Collections and sorting of donated toys, old and new is now underway. As in year’s past, cash donations are always welcome and may be mailed to 1208 South 5th Street […]

Toys for Tots Countdown

Toys for Tots Countdown

  The Toys for Tots organization will accept toy or cash donations through the Lamar area until Monday, December 11th.  After that, the toys will be categorized and prepared for sacking on Saturday, December 16th prior to the delivery date of December 24th. Volunteers are still being sought to help in the workshop Monday through […]

Toys for Tots Starts their Holiday Season

Toys for Tots Starts their Holiday Season

  Darlene Lopez said her Toys for Tots organization will be headquartered at the Car Palace again this year. “They’ve been helpful to us in year’s past and we’ll be opening our operations on North Main Street beginning Monday, November 6th,” she stated. Lopez and her crew of volunteers collects toys and gifts, old and […]

Tea 4 Tots Raises Funds with Gala Brunch

Tea 4 Tots Raises Funds with Gala Brunch

  Area residents combined some unique fun with fund-raising to benefit the annual Toys for Tots holiday campaign. Shawn Cardinelli said 150 persons attended her third annual Tea 4 Tots event on Saturday, November 19, at the Lamar Christian Church Fellowship Hall. Quite a few young ladies attended their first tea/brunch, usually in the company […]

Toys for Tots Preparing for 2016

Toys for Tots Preparing for 2016

Darlene Lopez is thinking about Christmas in her unique way. Lots of gifts and a place to store and sort them are at the forefront right now.  She’s already begun collecting gifts for underprivileged area youth, some from donations and some from unsold items from local yard sales.  What she really needs is a permanent […]