Toys for Tots drive underway in La Crosse area

Donations will be distributed to area families in need

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – You can help bring make the holiday season bright for some kids in our area.

Toys for Tots donation barrels were dropped off at locations throughout our area on Friday.

The annual drive from the La Crosse Jaycees provides community members a chance to donate new toys at locations throughout our area.

Those toys are then given away to area families.

In a year that has been challenge to many, your donation can mean a lot to a area child.

“We are having more families sign up this year. Obviously there is a greater need. But both toys and monetary donations are needed,” said La Crosse Toys for Tots co-chair Amanda Olbrys.

A list of barrel locations is available on the La Crosse Jaycees website.

That is also where families can find out information about registering for Toys for Tots.