WAND announces that the Spirit of Giving Toys for Tots toy drive will be held Friday, December 4, 2020 at WAND, 6am to 6pm and at Walmart North 8am to 3pm. WAND’s Spirit of Giv-ing Toys for Tots campaign will be entering it’s12th year. Toys collected on that date will be distributed through the Northeast Community Fund, DOVE and The Salvation Army. Due to COVID face masks will be required by individuals making donations and CDC guidelines will be followed. Toys will be distributed Dec. 15-17, 2020, 8:30-4:30 by appointment at the old Kroger’s location in Fairview Plaza corner of North Fairview and West King St., Decatur.
To apply contact: Salvation Army Shanell Debala, 428-4672; DOVE, Inc. Angie Williams, 428-6616; or Northeast Community Fund, Angel Lawrence, 429-5846. The Salvation Army meets physical needs without discrimination, help anyone in need within the community by providing assistance with food, shelter, emergency services, help with rent and utilities. They also support men, single moms with children, and veterans who need immediate support and focus on helping them get their lives back toward self-sufficiency. In addition to these social services, youth character building and music programs along with programs for women and Seniors that offer fellowship and service are offered.
Dove is a social service organization, providing assistance for victims of domestic violence, assisting those with homelessness issues, providing emergency financial assistance and children’s clothing, prevention programming for youth and meaningful volunteer opportunities The Northeast Community Fund provides assistance with food, clothing, household items, financial assistance, mentoring, and more for needy families.