Toys for Tots drives are underway all around South Central Florida. Interested parents can sign up for their children to receive toys later this month directly from the program at: toysfortots.org
Okeechobee County Toys for Tots distribution will be Saturday, Dec. 18 at the Okeechobee Agri Civic Center off State Road 710. Distribution will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. Parents must provide proof of Okeechobee County residency (Photo ID and utility mail). Children must be present. In 2020, Toys for Tots supported 2,122 children in Okeechobee County.
Hendry County and Glades County
Toys for Tots supported 2,406 children in Hendry and Glades counties in 2020. Those who want to request toys should visit the Toys for Tots website https://clewiston-fl.toysfortots.org
to fill out an online application.
Palm Beach County Toys for Tots supported 53,789 children in 2020. Palm Beach County works with local nonprofits to distribute toys to children in need. Parents should apply to these agencies directly. Participating nonprofits include:
• Divine HOPE Inc., 620 SW 11th Street, Belle Glade, phone: 561-261-8249, email: divine firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Gove Elementary School, 1000 S.E. Avenue G., Belle Glade, phone: 561-993-8706, email: email@example.com.
• Guardians of the Glades, 540 Main Street, Belle Glade, phone: 561-914-0311, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• A’Giza Youth Sports Inc., 37050 1st Street Canal Point, phone: 561-932-7569, Email: email@example.com.
• Glades Academy, 7368 SR 15 Building E, Pahokee, phone: 561-924-9402, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Glades Hispanic Heritage, 131 Cypress Ave., Pahokee, phone: 561-985-4379, email: Jay_flores85@yahoo.com.