Still Time To Donate To Area Toy Drives

South Sound businesses are still accepting donations, but time is running out. Tell us, Patch users, what's your favorite toy drive and where people can donate.

Marc Grau knew the community was generous, but the public response to his cafe's first Christmas toy drive was more than surprising.

Earlier this week, a pair of women dropped off two large bags full of toys. Others have followed suit.

"It's been amazing," the owner of Frog n Kiwi Cafe in University Place said while standing over some 80 donated toys that he planned to deliver to Toys for Tots. "In our economic condition, I think everyone is struggling a little bit. I think it's kind of nice that children won't feel left out."

While Frog n Kiwi - which will deliver its donations around noon Thursday - is collecting donations for Toys for Tots, there are plenty of South Sound businesses that are accepting donations.

If you know of a business or organization that is still collecting toys, please tell us in the comment section below. It's also helpful to know what organization the toys will benefit, as well as the last day that people can donate.

C'mon South Sound. Given the , let's all try to make every child's holidays especially happy this year.

Laura Kean Day December 20, 2012 at 06:40 AM
Harbor Audiology is still accepting donations for the Forgotten Children's Fund. At both locations we are accepting donations of new toys, clothing and monetary donations through Friday December 21st. Visit our offices at: 4700 Point Fosdick Dr. Suite 212 in Gig Harbor 1901 S. 72nd St. Suite A-14 in Tacoma (Tacoma Place Shopping center)
Brent Champaco December 20, 2012 at 07:37 AM
Great! Thanks Laura!
Brent Champaco December 20, 2012 at 06:30 PM
From Lakewood Patch Facebook user Christina: "If they could be dropped off in the new year - we'd still take them at Communities in Schools of Lakewood ... Our address is 6402 100th St. SW.... Donations could be left (in plastic bags) on the porch." Thanks Christina!
John Jarman December 21, 2012 at 01:08 AM
Summit Strength and Conditioning (6928 22nd St W University Place) is still collecting donations for Toys for Tots through Saturday, December 22. Receive 25% off Individual or Tandem training package for donating! See ya at "The Summit"!!!
Brent Champaco December 21, 2012 at 10:41 AM
Of course! Thanks John!


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