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November 16, 2015

WEEK 34 OF ACTION: TIS’ THE SEASON FOR GIVING

by PBUnitedWay
palm beach daily news toy drive

The Palm Beach Daily News Toy Drive began 22 years ago, when the paper decided to collect toys for children in need throughout Palm Beach County. The annual toy drive has consistently grown each year in the number of toys, gift cards, and cash donations.

Many families in Palm Beach County struggle year-round, but this is especially true during the holiday season. Last year through the generosity of donors, thousands of dollars and hundreds of toys were collected for so many children, who would otherwise be deprived of the joy  that is most associated with the holidays.

The toy drive is a community collaboration between the Palm Beach Daily News, Palm Beach Fire Rescue, Town of Palm Beach United Way, and this year the Society of the Four Arts. This year’s donations will benefit the children served at four of the Town of Palm Beach United Way partner agencies: Families First of Palm Beach County, Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, Home Safe, and the Center for Child Counseling.

This year make a child’s holiday special through a donation to the toy drive. It is our hope that every child will experience the joy of opening at least one gift this season. From now until December 8th, please drop off a new unwrapped toy to one of the following locations:

Palm Beach Daily News, 400 Royal Palm Way, Suite 100

Palm Beach Fire Rescue North Station, 300 North County Road

Palm Beach Fire Rescue Central Station, 355 South County Road

Palm Beach Fire Rescue South Station, 2185 South Ocean Boulevard

Town of Palm Beach United Way, 44 Cocoanut Row, Suite M201

Society of the Four Arts Children’s Library, 2 Four Arts Plaza

Don’t want to buy a toy? Checks can be made out to the Town of Palm Beach United Way with “Toy Drive” on the memo line.

It’s Monday Let’s Donate Some Toys!

Help spread the word about the Town of Palm Beach United Way on social media for a chance to win a GoPro! Contest details: http://www.palmbeachunitedway.org/LikeUs

And, please share with us how you made your week count. No, it doesn’t need to take place on Monday – Monday just gets us excited about what the week has to offer, what we (ourselves) have to offer.

  1. Follow us on: icons
  2. Look for the weekly theme on all of our social media throughout the day on Mondays
  3. Photograph, video, post, tweet about your experience
  4. Remember to tag @PBUnitedWay and use the weekly hashtags

We have an AWESOME community, let’s embrace it, make an impact — IT’S MONDAY, LET’S DO THIS!

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