Maryland State Police toy drive underway
EASTON — The 2018 Maryland State Police “Bears That Care Mid-Shore” toy drive is underway.
Application days will be 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 30 and 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Preston Firehouse, 3680 Choptank Road, Preston.
Bring a photo ID and your child’s birth certificate and proof of guardianship.
The deadline for donations is Dec. 17. State troopers are collecting toys (new and unwrapped), jackets and gloves for local children whose families are in need this Christmas.
Donations also will be accepted 24 hours a day at the Easton Barracks, 7053 Ocean Gateway, after Nov. 16.
In the 2017 holiday season, the toy drive helped more than 200 families and 600 children.
Toys also were to the pediatric ward of the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton, Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, local churches and local shelters.
For more information, contact Michelle Webster or Debbie Hartness at 410819-4794, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.