Friday, November 10, 2017

TOP STORY >> Cabot Christmas for Kids

Organizers of the Cabot School District’s Christmas for Kids toy drive are asking the public to donate new toys or make monetary donations to help buy new toys so that local kids can have a happy Christmas.

The program will accept donations through Dec. 17.

There are boxes at all Cabot public schools to drop off toys. Toys can also be dropped off at Centennial Bank, Fred’s, Dixie CafĂ© and Dollar General in Cabot and Ward.

To sponsor a family or to bring a family in need to the attention of Christmas for Kids, call Terena Woodruff at 501-843-3363, ext. 1029.

Checks can be mailed to Christmas for Kids, care of Bill Holden, 100 Gunsmoke Drive, Austin, Ark. 72007.

“The true meaning of Christmas is giving. Last year, this committee helped approximately 2,000 children have a better Christmas. It was all possible because the people of Cabot pulled together and gave their time and money. Once again, your help is needed. You can help by donating new toys or by giving a monetary donation,” according to an announcement.

Families who need assistance this year with food or toys, are asked to visit Recipients must live in the Cabot School District area to be eligible.

To arrange for donated toys to be picked up, call Bill Holden or Rita Stewart at 501-743-3560.

Toys may also be brought to any elementary school in the Cabot Public School District today through Dec. 19 or leave a message for Shelley Montoya at 501-286-8912.