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USPS Toys for Tots Pickup is December 7! Residents will not receive postcard in mailbox this year

Toys are still needed and can be dropped off or left in mailbox.

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nov. 25, 2013 - PRLog -- The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties (http://salvationarmyleecounty.org/Programs-Services/christmas-cheer.html) announced the USPS Toys for Tots drive is still occurring this year.  Residents of Lee County are accustomed to getting a postcard reminder of the USPS and Toys for Tots partnership (http://www.news-press.com/article/20131029/VOLUNTEERING/310290025/Toys-Tots-holiday-toy-drive-eyes-big-2013), but this year, that card will not be distributed to local residents in their mailboxes.  However, the toy drive is taking place on Saturday, December 7st!

Lee County residents wanting to help should place a new, unwrapped toy by their mailbox to be picked up by their local mail carrier on Saturday.  The local Toys for Tots representatives will pick up the toys from the USPS, and those toys will be distributed to children in this community through The Salvation Army’s Christmas Cheer program.

Residents in surrounding counties can contact Toys for Tots at ToysforTots.org or contact their local Salvation Army office.

About The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter for the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Over ninety cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in Lee, Hendry and Glades counties. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyleecounty.org.  The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades is proud to be a United Way partner agency.   To learn more, contact The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades at (239) 278-1551 or visit their website at: www.salvationarmyleecounty.org.  The Salvation Army, we transform lives everyday.

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