The Goal for 2019 Is to Secure a Toy for Every Child in Need
The season of giving never ends however we are gearing up for the Marine Corps baby, our local Toys for Tots, with local leads Sgt Travis and Sgt Eric. They dropped by yesterday to hand-off some swag so I grabbed an interview with them. They both are super passionate about securing a toy for every child in need this year and I hope you are inspired to help us achieve this goal as well.
Officially Toys for Tots 2019 kicks-off on Tuesday, October 1st. The current locations for drops off are the Edward Jones locations in Yakima, Yakima Federal Savings and Loan, Papa Murphy's locations in Yakima and Townsquare Media located at 4010 Summitview Ave in Yakima.
Want to be a drop-off location? CLICK HERE
Now, what kinds of gifts are they looking for?
- Unwrapped new toys for boys and girls
- Legos, slime, nerf guns
Items they don't want to see in the box
If you are unable to drop off a toy CLICK HERE to assist
If you are a parent who is need of assistance with toys for your children please CLICK HERE. Also, please make sure you are aware of the following dates;
- Upper Valley - 9 South 6th avenue, Yakima WA - October 29th - November 14th from 9 am to 12 am daily, and Saturday November 10th from 3-5 MUST HAVE with you - Proof of income for all parents in the household (pay stub), Some form of ID, Proof of address (utility bill), birth documents for each child.
- Lower Valley - 246 Division St, Grandview WA - Sign ups go from Nov 3 to Dec 1 Proof of income for all parents in the household (pay stub), Some form of ID, Proof of address (utility bill), birth documents for each child
Dedicated Sign up dates:
Nov 3th, 10am-2pm Granger, Mabton, Sunnyside
Nov 5th, 9am-1pm Grandview, Prosser
Nov 9th, 10am-1pm Toppenish, Zillah, Buena
* Please try to make it to the dedicated dates listed below to avoid LONG wait times *
To make it quick and easy for both upper and lower Valley
Upper Valley Contact:
The Salvation Army Yakima
Lower Valley Contact:
The Salvation Army Grandview
Lastly if you are interested in becoming a volenteer they are always in need of sorters and distributors of toys.