Washington County Toys for Tots drive under way

November 24, 2008

The annual Toys for Tots campaign by the Marine Corps League Bulldog Detachment is under way.

Boxes have been distributed throughout Washington County in which people can contribute new toys for boys and girls.

Cash donation jars also are available at a number of sites. Among those locations are:

o Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell, 1100 Professional Court

o Allegany Dental, 17719 Virginia Ave., 19418 Leitersburg Pike and 22109 Jefferson Blvd., Smithsburg

o American Legion Post 42, Northern Avenue

o American Legion Post 202, Williamsport

o American Legion Post 211, Funks-town

o AMVETS Post 10, Frederick Street

o Associated Engineering Sciences Inc., 34 W. Franklin St.


o Central Maryland AFL-CIO Council/Carpenters and Joiner Local 340, 511 E. Franklin St. (rear of Hagerstown Greens at Hamilton Run)

o City of Hagerstown

o Coldwell Banker, 1850 Dual Highway

o Diagnostic Imaging, Robinwood Medical Center

n Dollar General locations

n FedEx Freight East

n Ferguson Enterprises

n Hagerstown Eye Specialists, 1110 Opal Court

n Hagerstown Ford, 1714 Massey Blvd.

n Hagerstown Honda, 10307 Auto Place

n Hoffman Chevrolet-Cadillac, 101 S. Edgewood Drive

n Indian Springs General Store, 10720 National Pike, Big Pool

n Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, 585 Northern Ave. (toy-for-toy match by company)

n Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, 324 E. Antietam St.

n K-B Toys, Prime Outlets

n Long & Foster, 1100 Dual Highway, prior to Dec. 15

n Loyalton of Hagerstown

n Readers Digest Outlet, Prime Outlets

n Office of Dr. Robert E. Weiss, 1141 Opal Court

n Roy Rogers, Burhans Boulevard and Valley Plaza

n Simply Self Storage, 17100 Cole Road

n SMH Auto Sales, 1045 Virginia Ave.

n Smithsburg Family Medical Center, 22911 Jefferson Blvd.

n Susquehanna Bank locations

n The Village Florist, 19733 Leitersburg Pike

n Toys "R" Us, Valley Mall

n Turner Enterprises, 17325 Virginia Ave.

n United Auto Workers 171, 18131 Maugans Ave.

n Urological Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Robinwood Medical Center

n Wal-Mart, 17850 Garland Groh Blvd.

n Washington County Engineering Department, 80 W. Baltimore St.

n Washington County Sheriff's Department, 500 Western Maryland Parkway

n Wells Fargo Financial, 13216 Fountainhead Plaza

n Williamsport Moose, 119 N. Conococheague St.

n Williamsport Town Hall

Once the toys are collected and presented to area Marines, they are distributed to local churches, social welfare agencies and needy children throughout the region.

Last year's national Toys For Tots campaign distributed 16.7 million toys, benefiting 7.5 million needy children.

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