Toys for Tots. Each year, the Marine Toys for Tots give an average of 18 million toys to 7 million children in need during the holidays with the principal goal of delivering a message of hope that will inspire youngsters to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. Donations are being accepted until Dec. 15 in the donation box can be found on the second floor by security in the Cobb County Administrative Building, 100 Cherokee St., Marietta.
Donations for Christmas cookie baking to families in need. The Ward Recreation Center is requesting donations of supplies to be packaged and given to the Georgia Division of Family & Children Services and Calvary Children’s Home in Powder Springs for about 50 families. The items they need are:
- sugar cookie mix
- Christmas-themed cookie cutters
Through Dec. 15, donations can be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Ward Recreation Center, 4845 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs. If you would like to receive Cookies for Santa, call 770-528-8885.