Toy drives underway

Published 7:07 pm Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Two local organizations are collecting toys this Christmas. 

The Smithfield Kiwanis is hosting its annual Children’s Fund to provide toys for needy youth in Isle of Wight County. Last year, donations allowed the Kiwanis to assist 150 local families with Christmas gifts. To make a donation, send a check, payable to Smithfield Kiwanis Foundation to the Kiwanis Club of Smithfield, PO Box 143, Smithfield, VA 23431. The Kiwanis Club of Smithfield is a 501 c 3 charitable organization and tax I.D. is available upon request. For more information, call Elaine Hines at 897-3711 or visit 

Toys for Tots is collecting toys for needy Isle of Wight County children through Dec. 22. Drop-off locations include the Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department, Troy Marine, Farmers Bank, Travis Auto, 319 Main St. in Smithfield, Oaks Veterinary Clinic, Dollar General Stores, Enterprise Rent a Car, Smithfield Fire Department, Ray’s Import, Cofer Auto, BB & T, Sona, Edward Jones Carrollton, Victoria’s Rose and the Windsor Police Department.  To volunteer, donate online or request toys, visit Those wanting to receive toys must apply online at For more information contact Elizabeth Moose at

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