Tosa For Tots Drive-Thru to Benefit Milwaukee County Families in Need

Dec 7, 2023

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Tosa For Tots Drive-Thru to Benefit Milwaukee County Families in Need

WAUWATOSA - The Wauwatosa Lions Club and The Suburban Milwaukee Lions Club are collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys at two drive-thru events this weekend.

The toy drive, Tosa for Tots, will benefit The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County’s Toy Shop program. Collected items will be distributed in mid-December to Milwaukee County families in need.

“The toys will be distributed to registered parents based on the age and gender of their children,” said Major Beverly Gates, Divisional Secretary for The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County. “Thanks to our donors, parents will be able to surprise their children on Christmas morning with these thoughtful donations.”

Volunteers will be collecting toys on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lions Club, 7336 St. James St., Wauwatosa, WI and Sunday, Dec. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Alioto’s, 3041 N Mayfair Rd., Wauwatosa, WI.

Free hot chocolate will be served.

In 2022, The Salvation Army’s Toy Shop distributed 46,000 toys to 6,500 children.


About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (Human Locally, 87 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in Milwaukee County.

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