Toys For Tots Closes North Port Center for 2018
The first ever "Toys for Tots" Center in North Port waws started in early October 2018 by the primary Sponsors the Marine Corps League and worked up until the day before Christmas. The Center was the Coldwell Banker building on Tamiami Trail and donated by Coldwell Banker Realtor for the "Toys for Tots" program. Five hundred and thirty one (531) families were assisted in North Port from this Center. Over 1,900 children received toys for Christmas through the work of volunteers at the center. Special thanks go out to Coldwell Banker Realty, Regional director Deeana Atkinson and Bill Gunnin, Executive Director of the NOrth Piort Chamber of Commerce, and most of all to the volunteers and the North Port Residents who provided toys and money.
The "Toys for Tots" vompleted a very successful effort to supply toys for all the needy children in North Port.