Library Kicks Off Its Annual Connecting the Community Toy Drive

November 08, 2018 | By Baltimore County Public Library

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To bring excitement and fun to children who are less fortunate this holiday season, the library has kicked off its annual Connecting the Community Toy Drive. The drive, which runs through Friday, December 7, aims to collect toys that will be donated to various community-based nonprofits throughout Baltimore County.

Customers are invited to leave new, unwrapped toys in the clearly displayed decorative bins at all library locations.

“While Baltimore County Public Library strives to provide the gift of opportunity each and every day to the citizens of Baltimore County,” says Director Paula Miller, “it’s exciting to assist in providing children with something special and new for the holidays.”

Each of the library's 19 branches has chosen a local organization to donate the toys to. 

Toy Drive Beneficiaries 

Branch Organization
Arbutus Southwest Emergency Services
Catonsville Catonsville Emergency Assistance
Cockeysville Prologue Inc.
Essex St. John's Lutheran Church
Hereford Hereford Community Food Bank
Lansdowne Southwest Emergency Services
Loch Raven TurnAround Inc.
Mobile Engagement The Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County
North Point The Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County
Owings Mills Community Crisis Center, Reisterstown
Parkville House of Ruth
Perry Hall The Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County
Pikesville Judy Center (affiliated with Campfield Early Learning Center)
Randallstown Night of Peace Family Shelter Inc.
Reisterstown Sarah's Hope at Hannah More
Rosedale Eastern Family Resource Center
Sollers Point Turner Station Conservation Team
Towson Prologue Inc.
White Marsh Eastside Family Emergency Shelter
Woodlawn Night of Peace Family Shelter Inc.

Donations will be sent to the recipient organizations on December 10 so the toys can be distributed to families in time for the upcoming holidays.

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