FOX19 - With Christmas just weeks away, Toys For Tots and the U.S. Marines are hoping Tri-State residents are ready to get into the giving spirit.
Anyone can spread holiday joy to some of the 15.5 million U.S. children living in poverty by donating new, unwrapped toys at any Toys "R" Us or Babies "R" US through Dec. 6 or at any of the listed events.
Monetary donations can also be made through Christmas Eve.
Last year, Toys For Tots raised $6.4 million and collected more than 220 thousand toys.
A list of Toys For Tots event are listed below:
- Dec. 3: Hamilton Alive at 254 High Street in Hamilton, Ohio from 4 p.m until 9 p.m.
- Dec. 4: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at US Bank Arena at 8 p.m.
- Dec. 6: Maloney's Pub in Delhi Township from noon until 6 p.m.
- Dec. 7: FOX19 NOW Stuff the Truck Toy Drive at the Toys "R" Us at the Sycamore Plaza at Kenwood from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- Dec. 10: T4T Benefit Country Concert at 6 p.m. at the Madison Theatre in Covington, KY.
- Dec. 11: Salvation Army Toy Delivery from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 5098 Glen Crossing Way in Green Township.
- Dec. 12: UAW Local 863 at 10708 Reading Road in Evendale from 9 a.m. until noon.
- Dec. 13: Bengals vs. Steelers Toys for Tots Benefit Game at Paul Brown Stadium at 1 p.m.
- Dec. 15: Salvation Army Toy Shop at 5098 Glen Crossing Way in Green Township from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
- Dec. 16: Salvation Army Toy Shop at 5098 Glen Crossing Way in Green Township from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
- Dec. 19: Individual Family Registration for the Greater Cincinnati Area at Holmes High School in Covington, KY from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
- Dec. 19: Poppy's Sports Bar on 6611 Glenway Avenue in Green Township from noon until 11 p.m.
- Dec. 21: Salvation Army Toy Shop at Newport on the Levee from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
For more on Toys for Tots, visit their webpage.