Toys needed for 2000 children!

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Bluffton Self Help staff and volunteers are preparing for one of the busiest seasons of the year with the BSH/Holiday Hope Toy Drive that will insure that those less fortunate are not forgotten.

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For the third consecutive year, WSAV-TV is partnering with Bluffton Self Help to provide toys for children who wouldn’t have a Christmas without them.

In 2012, this program provided 4,500 toys to 1500 children in Beaufort County, as well as Jasper and Hampton Counties, where knowledge of the program’s existence was less known.

This year, four agencies in Jasper and Hampton County will help sign-up the children in their area. As a result, we expect to increase our toy inventory by 500 children!

There are so many ways to help out! If you or your neighborhood or group are gathering together this holiday, consider asking each of your guests to bring a toy to support the this toy drive. Or, when you are doing your holiday shopping, you may want to purchase a toy for the number of children or grandchildren or schoolchildren you have.

We encourage you to look for creative ways to get in the holiday spirit and support Bluffton Self Help!  The staff and volunteers at Bluffton Self Help will match the toys with the requests from the children who have registered for the program.

Last year, with thanks to our sponsoring families, Bluffton Self Help provided 400 Thanksgiving dinners to families in the Bluffton community. Christmas toys were distributes to 1500 children in Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper counties.

Thank you for your continued support.  If you are interested in sponsoring a family or donating food or toys call 843-757-8000 today or email lili@blufftonselfhelp.org.

Toy-buying tips from the North Pole:

santa-hat-150x136Families will pick up toys at Bluffton Self Help on December 19th.

Gifts of $30 value or less are suggested.

Toys for kids 9-13 are always in demand.

Please drop off your UNWRAPPED toys by December 13th so we have time to assemble the Christmas bags for the children!

 

 

 

 

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