Harlem Township Toys for Kids donations, sign-up

Last year, Harlem Township’s 4th Annual Toys for Kids program served more than 150 children from 62 families. This was accomplished by the generosity of many businesses and individuals.

Julie Aurand has again agreed to direct the Toys for Kids program for the 2006 Christmas season. If you would like to help this worthy cause, there are two ways to assist:

(1) Financial contributions—Checks should be made out and mailed to: Harlem Township Toys for Kids, 819 Melbourne Ave., Machesney Park, IL 61115;

(2) Bring NEW unwrapped toys for children ages infant to 15 years old to: Harlem Township Offices, 819 Melbourne Ave., Machesney Park, IL 61115.

For families that live in Harlem Township with children 15 years old and younger, the sign up for this year’s Toys for Kids begins Dec. 4. If you would like to sign up, you may do so at the Harlem Township office, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Thursday until Thursday, Dec. 14. Bring a photo ID, Social Security cards for the children, proof of residency and proof of income. If you have any questions, contact Doug or Vickie, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at 633-9382.

From the Dec. 13-19, 2006, issue

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