Kayla and Mara Winfrey have outdone themselves in their quest to make youngsters happy at Christmastime. The sisters held their 19th annual hot chocolate fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 16. They said they have topped the previous year’s total donations every year since they raised $50 the first year, when they[Read More…]
Tag: Toys for Tots
Inflation has not hit the Winfrey girls’ hot chocolate stand, an annual fundraiser for the Marine Corp Reserves Toys for Tots program. In spite of their low prices, Kayla, 18, and Mara, 16, managed to break their own fundraising record, bringing in $1,650 this year. That meant more toys for needy[Read More…]
Flossmoor police officers, during their Monday pre-holiday shopping spree, got a peek inside Santa’s workshop. Or at least the closest than any of us will ever get to it. The officers were granted access to a holiday storage area at Flossmoor’s Meijer store for the Marine Reserve’s Toys for Tots[Read More…]
And on the 12th day before Christmas, Santa wore a blue uniform. Flossmoor police officers Monday filled their baskets with toys during a shopping spree at the village’s Meijer superstore.
‘Tis the season for giving as the national Toys for Tots drive gets underway with a collection drop-off in Homewood. Donations of new toys are being collected at the Edward Jones Investments Office of Matt Michalik at 18115 Dixie Highway in downtown Homewood. From now until Tuesday, Dec. 6, unwrapped[Read More…]