COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The Toys for Tots program is now accepting donations and registering families who need assistance this Christmas.
The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December and to distribute the toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community.
Anyone who would like to register for the Toys for Tots program can register on Nov. 4 through Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Cathedral of Prayer Church, located at 2201 Buena Vista Rd.
In order to register for this program you must bring the following information to registration:
- Picture ID of yourself and/or spouse
- Birth certificates for all children
- Medicare card
- Social Security Card
- Insurance card
- Proof of legal guardianship
- Current food stamp summary (in your name)
- Current utility bill (in your name or spouse’s name)
- Verification of all income for entire household
Donations are also being accepted from Oct. 15 until Dec. 18, and if you can drop them off at the Cathedral of Prayer Church.
All toys will be distributed from Dec. 14 until Dec. 18 by appointment only. For more information contact the Toys for Tots Regional Coordinator, Dr. Gloria Johnson-Rodgers.