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The original item was published from 11/8/2016 4:18:34 PM to 11/14/2016 12:00:00 AM.

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Lake County Sheriff's Office Participating in Toys for Tots


The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the annual tradition of collecting toys for the U.S. Marine Corp’s Toys for Tots program. Sheriff Mark Curran stated, "There is no greater joy than giving to children. Last year, residents and employees collectively donated over 1,000 toys and we are hoping to top 1,200 toys this year. Toys for Tots accepts new, unwrapped toys suitable for children through the age of 16. Let's fill the boxes Lake County!"

New and unwrapped toys are being collected through December 16, 2016, at the following locations:

Lake County Sheriff’s Office, 25 S Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, Waukegan
Lake County Courthouse (Court Security), 18 N County Street, Waukegan
Lake County Sheriff's Office, 1301 N Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville

Ideas for pre-teens/teens: Sporting equipment, bags, balls; backpacks, cosmetics, purses, watch/wallet gift sets, bath gift sets, board games, radio control cars/trucks, hand-held electronics, skateboards/helmets, curling irons, hair straighteners and hair dryers.

Please note Toys for Tots prefers not to accept realistic looking weapons or gifts of food.

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