Christmas Toy Drive

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This holiday season, many families will struggle to make ends meet. They must choose between purchasing gifts for their children or maintaining the basic necessities of everyday life.

VEAP’s (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People) Annual Holiday Toy Drive helps low-income families provide positive holiday memories—for as many as 4,500 local children! Our parish is a collection site. Please bring donations to the specially marked bin in the foyer, now through December 9th. Note: All donations must be unwrapped and brand new.

This Year’s Wish List:
Books (all ages: picture books, board books and chapter)
Games (for the household: Sorry, Operation, Uno, Trouble, Cootie, Hi Ho Cherry-o, Jenga)
Mittens, Gloves, Hats & Scarves

Infant to Age 2:
Push-Pull-Roll Toys, Music & Movement Toys, Building Blocks, Large Piece Puzzles, Soft Toys, Cars & Trucks

3 to 8 Year Olds:
Legos, Arts & Crafts Activities, Dolls/Barbie/Action Figures, Culturally diverse dolls, Learning Games

9 to 12 Year Olds:
Legos, Dolls/Barbie, Action Figures, Hand Held Games, Arts & Craft Activities, Sporting Goods

13 to 18 Year Olds:
$20 gift cards to local retailers (Target, Walmart, Kohl’s, MOA, Best Buy etc.). Note: Only $20 gift cards will be distributed.

More Information
For more information, please contact Barb Smyth at barblsmyth@gmail.com or 952-649-7109.