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Posted on: October 28, 2021


Toy Drive 2021 Half Page

Public Safety Agencies, along with many local community agencies, are hosting the annual Community Toy Drive for boys and girls ages 12 & under.  Coffee County families who are in need of assistance are urged to complete and return applications before November 19, 2021.

Persons who are aware of a family or child that is in need of assistance, should contact CSRA Probation Services, (912) 384-7371, for an application or applications may be picked up at the Douglas Police Department (225 W. Bryan Street) and Douglas Fire Department (306 E. Cherry Street).  Applications must be completed entirely and returned to CSRA Probation Services, located at 608 North Madison Avenue, prior to November 19, 2021, by 4pm.  It is absolutely vital that a working phone number be listed on the form because qualifying families will be contacted by phone to participate on toy distribution day. Families who are receiving Christmas assistance must reside in Coffee County and cannot be recieving assistance through another agency in order to qualify.

To make a monetary donation for the Community Toy Drive, checks should be made payable to: City of Douglas, Memo: Community Toy Drive, 211 S. Gaskin Avenue, Douglas, GA 31533.   All monetary donations collected will be used to purchase gifts for the children.

Special thanks to CSRA Probation Services, Southwire, Douglas Police Department, Douglas Fire Department, City of Douglas, Douglas Lions Club, and other local organizations and businesses who have contributed in the past for this community event.

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