THOMSON – Toys and money are sought to help this year’s Carroll County Toys for Tots drive.
Canisters for monetary donations, and donation boxes for unwrapped new toys and books, are available at all banks and credit unions, and many other businesses, throughout Carroll County.
Monetary donations are tax deductible. Go to savanna-il.toysfortots.org to make a credit card donation. Make checks out to Toys for Tots and mail them to Regina Vesley, care of Toys for Tots, 13295 King Road, Thomson, IL 61285. All donations stay in Carroll County,
Contributions will help more than 700 children in the county. Applications will be sent home with all schoolchildren in the county. Applications also can be made through the above website. Forms are available at all Carroll County libraries and schools; the Court Appointed Special Advocate office in the Carroll County Courthouse, 301 N. Main St., Mount Carroll; Women, Infants and Children at Carroll County Health Department, 822 S. Mill St., Mount Carroll; and through Lutheran Social Services of Illinois.
Toys will be distributed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 19 and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at Carroll County Farm Bureau, 811 S. Clay St., Mount Carroll.
Call Vesely at 815-535-1073 for more information.