Toy Donation in Springfield

December 3, 2015, 5:15 pm

With Christmas cheer and festive fun, you know the season of giving has just begun. Teach your family today to not be filled with greed by helping another child in need. Below are a few organizations in our community that accept and disperse toy donations to those children without.

Toys for Tots

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. Over the years the Foundation supplemented local campaigns with tens of millions of toys valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. Additionally, the Foundation provides approximately one million dollars worth of promotional and support materials to local campaigns each year. Click the link below for more information:

Harmony House

The mission of Harmony House is to provide shelter, advocacy and education to survivors of domestic violence and promote the principle that all individuals have the right to a life free of abuse. Started by a concerned group of community members in 1976, Harmony House has been providing shelter and support services to domestic violence survivors ever since and to date has impacted the lives of over 14,000 women and children. Click the link below for more information about how to donate:

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army provides a wide array of social service assistance programs for numerous residents in Christian and Greene counties. Available assistance includes an emergency food pantry; housing and shelter programs; community center programs for children and senior citizens; daily feeding programs; emergency disaster services; worship and spiritual counseling; Thanksgiving, Christmas and Back-to-School assistance and much more. For more information about how to donate, click the link below: