Anchor Buick GMC, EHS football partner for Toys for Tots
— In the spirit of giving this holiday season, Anchor Buick GMC is collecting presents for Toys for Tots.
The dealership off U.S. Route 40 near the Delaware state line partnered with the Elkton High School football team to match the number of new, unwrapped gifts the team brings in, said Nancy
Mazza, marketing the store.
“We approached the Elkton High School football team to see if they would partner with Anchor — because they are winners on and off of the field — to do a little community service,” Mazza said.
After Anchor proposed the partnership, Mazza said the football team took the idea and ran with it.
“They graciously accepted and manager for from what I hear, they have a lot of new, unwrapped toys to bring in,” she said.
The football team will present their gifts to Anchor Buick GMC at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at 1 Automotive Blvd. Anchor will then pass the presents along to Toys for Tots, the national nonprofit organization that annually provides toys to more than tens of thousands of Cecil County children in need.
According to Mazza, Anchor has been a drop-off location for Toy for Tots for over 10 years, but this is the first year they are partnering with EHS.
Mazza said Anchor is only matching the number of gifts brought in by the football team, but that other members of the public are welcome to drop off gifts for Toys for Tots at their store.
While this is only the first year for the partnership, Mazza said Anchor hopes to continue giving back to the community in future years.
“We want it to become a she said.
Mazza said Anchor became a toy drop-off location over a decade ago “because we wanted to be part of the community and share the wealth. You want to make sure everyone is blessed with a great holiday season.” tradition,”