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Toys For Tots drives underway

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STEVENS POINT, WI (WSAU) -  The Marine Corps, The Rotary Club, businesses, and local volunteers are already working on this year’s Toys For Tots campaign.

In Portage County, O’so Brewery hosted an event raising over $2,300 earlier this month. They’ve raised over $5,000 in the effort so far. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Jason Tatro helped brewery workers spend those dollars at Plover Shopko getting more toys for this year’s donations.

All Toys For Tots donations stay in the local community. In Portage County, distribution includes The Salvation Army and Operation Bootstrap. In Marathon County, they work closely with the Salvation Army.

Collection boxes are located at many businesses through December 17th. New, unwrapped toys are then wrapped and distributed by the Rotary Club and the Marine Corps Reserve. We have a link to the Portage County list of sites, as well as other Toys For Tots coordinators at our website, WSAU.com.

PORTAGE COUNTY: For additional information about Toys for Tots in Portage County, contact Jami Gebert at (715) 321-3100.http://stevens-point-wi.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx

MARATHON COUNTY: Contact Don Lange at the Salvation Army at 715-845-4272. If you know a family in need or your family is in need of toys, please contact the Salvation Army. Their website is:  http://wausau-wi.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx

WOOD COUNTY: There are two contact people to serve Marshfield and Wisconsin Rapids areas. Go to their website at:  

http://wisconsin-rapids-wi.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx

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