FAIRBORN — Fairborn United Methodist Church, located at 100 N. Broad Street in Fairborn, Ohio invites the community to join them for a free toy giveaway this holiday season.
The drive will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 in the church gym in the rear of the building. This toy giveaway includes gently used toys, books, stuffed animals and bikes. The bikes will be given away in a free raffle but only one bike can be received per family. This toy drive is open to anyone needing toys for their children’s Christmas celebration. The doors will open prior to the drive kicking off to give individuals the opportunity to fill out a registration form.
The church’s Family Closet free clothing store will also be open at the same time for any individuals in need of clothing and shoes. One pair of new tennis shoes will also be given away per family. The church will also be giving away some family cosmetic bags which will include soap, toothpaste,toothbrushes, etc. for the family.
The church is also accepting donations for individuals interested in giving through Thursday, Nov. 30. Items may be dropped off in the lobby or an individual in the church office may direct donators where to place the items. If donators are interested in receiving a tax credit, they must speak to someone in the church office to obtain the needed form.
For directions on how to find the church or for more information, call the church office at 937-878-5042.
“We also want to invite you to our church services, which are held at 9:30 and 11 a.m. (Sundays), or view our 11 a.m. service online at www.forfairborn.org,” FUMC official Sally Heys wrote in a press release about the toy drive. “We would love to have you and your family join us.”
Herald News Report compiled by Whitney Vickers. Information courtesy of Sally Heys of the Fairborn United Methodist Church.