Stories tagged with: toy drive

December 9, 2015 - 6:10pm
8 weeks 6 days ago

A local business is making Christmas a lot merrier for underprivileged children.

This is the 4th Annual Toy Drive hosted by Mother Tucker's. Mother Tucker's employee Mark Lane said this event is a boost for those families in a financial bind. For families who can't afford to bring their children to the mall and take a picture with Santa Mother Tucker's offers a nice alternative.

"We have Santa Claus here on Sunday evenings from 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m." Lane said. "...

October 28, 2015 - 3:10pm
38 weeks 4 days ago

The ultimate savings deposit is feeding the hungry and giving to those who are less fortunate, and with Thanksgiving nearing, it's a perfect opportunity to give back.

Two local organizations are working together to do something special for the community. Eastside Community Ministry partnered with Springleaf Financial Services to have a food and toy drive. The drive will go from November 2nd until November 30th. We spoke with the branch manager of Springleaf, Myra Evans who explained...

December 8, 2012 - 3:18pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

They'll be some very happy kids in our area come Christmas due to the Salvation Army.

This weekend the Salvation Army held a toy drive at the Zanesville Walmarts to help collect items for their toy room. These toys will be given to children that may not otherwise have Christmas.

"It does my heart good to give and give back to the community," said Salvation Army Advisory Board Member Ron Apperson. "The folks here they are giving."

Apperson said the...

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