Handmade in the United Kingdom, this petite pair of deer can be used on top of your Christmas cake or you can incorporate them into a wintery woodland table centerpiece. Note that these cuties are made from glazed ceramic, and therefore they are not toys.
The holiday season is upon us, and while many of us are purchasing gifts for our friends and family, we can also spread the joy of Christmas to those who are experiencing hard times by donating presents, time, or resources to a charity. Today we highlight one particular charity that focuses on helping children.
Founded by Marines, Toys for Tots is a program that collects and distributes new toys to children who are less fortunate in local communities. Toys for Tots’ mission is to spread joy and instill hope in kids—through the gift of a new toy—thereby enabling them to become responsible and productive citizens.
How can you get involved?
Simply buy a new toy (or more!) and place it unwrapped in your nearest collection box. To find a toy drop in your area, you can use the toy drop locator. You can also take your toy(s) to one of these national drop-off sites: Toys R Us, Babies R Us, or A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts.
Toy collections run until mid to late December, but deadlines vary for each toy drop location. Be sure to check the date for the location nearest you.
2014 Drop-off Deadlines:
- Babies R Us – December 7th
- Toys R Us – December 7th
- A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts – December 15th
- Other local drop-offs – Contact your local Toys for Tots campaign.
If you would like to make a monetary donation, you can do so online at the Toys for Tots website.
This adorable doll wears a sweet little cape and has a festive nutcracker on her bodice. Perfect for a little girl, this doll is ready for some snuggles on Christmas morning!
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