2016-11-24 / Front Page

Applications are available now for ‘Toys for Tots’ distribution

The annual “Toys for Tots” Christmas initiative is now underway in Wilkes County, and donations and applications for the program are currently being accepted. The initiative seeks to make Christmas a very merry time for area children and families in need.

Applications to include a child between the age of 0-12 years may be picked up between the hours of 10 a.m.-2p.m. at the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce, located at 22B West Square; Wilkes County EMS, located at 105 Marshal Street; the Washington Fire Department, located at 212 E. Court Street; or Tignall City Hall, located 124 S. Hulin Avenue in Tignall.

Likewise, applications must be turned in at the Pope Center, located at 48B Lexington Avenue, between Monday, November 28, and Friday, December 2, between the hours of 1-5 p.m. Parents or guardians must present social security cards for themselves and their children at the time of application submission.

To be included in the program, applicants must be Wilkes County residents, and the form must be filled out in its entirety for each individual wishing to participate.

Toy distribution is slated for Friday, December 23, at the Pope Center from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information, contact Blake Thompson at 706-319-2237.

Return to top