‘Toys for Kids’ barrels are ready for donations
VERGENNES — The Vergennes Lions Club, in cooperation with the Marine Corps League, has red “Toys for Kids” collection barrels at Dollar General, Ferrisburgh Bake Shop & Deli, Jackman Fuels, Kinney Drugs, Long Trail Physical Therapy, Porky’s BBQ, and Shear Cuts. Everyone is asked to make a toy donation by dropping off an unwrapped toy in the collection bins to help make needy children have a more fun Christmas.
Some Christmas “fairy” has already dropped off two new bicycles, which will be given to the children whose names are drawn from slips available at the distribution site.
This year, the distribution of toys will take place at Long Trail Physical Therapy, 75 Meigs Road, in Vergennes, in the building where DR Trimmers used to be located.
On Friday, Dec. 18, from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 20, from noon to 2 p.m., one family member at a time, wearing a mask, will be able to pick out a few toys for each of their children. This is open to any family who normally uses the Vergennes Community Food Shelf and considers themselves in need of help, from throughout the greater Vergennes area.
If anyone has any questions, they can contact Lion Sue Hayes at 877-2761.
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