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Toy/gift drive begins

Carroll County Christmas for Kids toy drive begins today and will continue until Christmas.

Sponsored by Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority, the annual drive collects toys and other gift items for children in the county who might not otherwise receive gifts for Christmas.

Toys and gifts should be new. Ideas include baby blankets, bottles, sippy cups, teethers, booties, toys for various ages, puzzles, books and games for all ages, purses, cologne, perfume, billfolds, bath and body sets, shaving kits and hand held video games. Monetary donations are also welcome and are used to purchase additional items.

Gift drop-off locations are Flora Utilities Office, First Farmers Bank and First Financial Bank, all in Flora, and First Financial Bank in Delphi. Final pickup will be on Saturday, Dec. 21.

The toys and gifts are dispersed through area churches and local requests.

Monetary donations may be sent to: Christmas for Kids/Deb Raderstorf at PO Box 316, Camden, IN 46917.

For additional information or to request gifts, contact Sandy Bushman at (574) 686-3124 or Deb Raderstorf at (574) 686-3747.