Toys for Tots Needs Help in Bangor

Updated 5 years ago

The Bangor area Toys for Tots campaign can use your help.Organizers say toy donations are down while the number of people asking for help is up.They’re holding an event Saturday from eleven to one at Sunbury Village in Bangor.You’re urged to drop off an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. Do so, and brunch is on them.The folks behind the program say the numbers might be down right now but they haven’t given up hope. “We still have a long way to go,” Said Toys for Tots Area Coordinator Skip Young. “Calls are coming in, we’re getting probably close to 100 calls per day for assistance. We are in dire need for donations. I know everybody is having problems and we all are but usually the people of Bangor and greater Bangor they usually pull through right at the last minute we’re hoping to get there.”So far Bangor area Toys for Tots has come through for about 3,000 kids this season.Last year they delivered gifts to nearly 7,000 children.You can drop off an unwrapped toy to their offices at 797 Wilson Street in Brewer, across from Lowe’s, or call 992-2778 for more information.


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