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State Farm Center
The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics will host its third annual Drive-Thru Holiday Drive on Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 3-7 PM CT in the West Circle Drive of the State Farm Center and would like to invite the community to join in the festivities. Items collected at the drive will be donated to Champaign County Toys for Tots and Crisis Nursery.
Members of the community are encouraged to bring items from the below lists to the State Farm Center West Circle drive (off First St. between St. Mary’s Rd. and Kirby Ave.) and upon doing so will receive an Illini Goodie Bag and a hot chocolate as a thanks for their generosity.
Toys for Tots is asking for new, unwrapped toys for all ages.
Crisis Nursery’s wish list includes:
- Diapers – Size 4-6
- Pull-Ups – Size 2T-5T
- Baby Wipes
- Clorox Wipes and Lysol Spray
- Enfamil AR Formula & Enfamil Infant Formula
- Individualized Snacks – (Granola Bars, Teddy Grahams, Fruit Snacks, etc.)
- Gift Cards for all-purpose stores (Target, Uber, Lyft, Amazon, Walmart, Meijer, VISA, etc.)
ABOUT TOYS FOR TOTS
The mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children at Christmas. The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America’s less fortunate children.
ABOUT CRISIS NURSERY
Crisis Nursery is the only emergency-based childcare facility in Champaign County that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for the entire community to access with no fees or income eligibility. Besides safe shelter for children, ages birth to six, Crisis Nursery also provides family support and parenting education to strengthen parenting skills and confidence.
Check out their website for more info.