Toys for Tots ready for donations throughout Baldwin County

By Allison Marlow
Managing Editor
allisonm@gulfcoastmedia.com
Posted 11/23/22

Santa has a lot of elves, and every year many of them arrive at the North Pole dressed in Marine Corps uniforms.

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is hosting its annual toy drive and has …

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Toys for Tots ready for donations throughout Baldwin County

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Santa has a lot of elves, and every year many of them arrive at the North Pole dressed in Marine Corps uniforms.

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is hosting its annual toy drive and has announced drop-off points in central and south Baldwin County.

In 2021, the South Baldwin Toys for Tots worked with the Cpl. Joseph Whitehead Detachment 1370 of the Marine Corps League to deliver 13,617 toys to 4,473 children in Baldwin County.

That same year, the Jesse Andrews Jr. Marine Corps League Detachment from Daphne collected toys in north Baldwin County and along the Eastern Shore for a Toys for Tots campaign there. The unit collected 10,862 toys and served 2,425 children.

For more information about the two campaigns visit visit https://elberta-al.toysfortots.org in south Baldwin County and https://daphne-al.toysfortots.org/ in north Baldwin County or along the Eastern Shore.

The 2022 holiday season marks the 75th anniversary of the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Nationally, the effort has delivered 627 million toys since 1947 to 281 million children.

Toys must be dropped off by Dec. 9.

Toys will be distributed through the following local agencies, and application deadlines vary by agency.

Anchor Point Church - Jesus Cares

For children in the Foley schools feeder pattern. (251) 943-7316.

Catholic Social Services, Robertsdale

For residents of Summerdale, Robertsdale, Loxley, Silverhill, Rosinton and Seminole. Contact Angela Hickey at ahickey@mobarch.org or call (251) 947-2293.

Ecumenical Ministries, Fairhope

Christmas Sharing is a community outreach program for families with infants and children through age 13 for residents of Fairhope, Daphne, Spanish Fort, Malbis, Barnwell, Montrose, Belforest and Point Clear. Request an application at eschristmashelp@baldwinemi.org or call (251) 928-3430.

Ecumenical Ministries

Serving Foley, Elberta, Lillian, Bon Secour and Magnolia Springs. (251) 943-3445.

First Baptist Church

Serving families in Gulf Shores and Bon Secour. (251) 968-7369.

First Baptist Church, Robertsdale

Serving families in Loxely, Robertsdale, Summerdale, Silverhill and Seminole. (251) 947- 4362.

The Gathering Place

Serving Seminole and Elsanor. (251) 979-6054.

Marlow UMC

Serving families within a five-mile radius of Marlow United Methodist Church. (251) 988-8563 or (251) 591-5054.

North Baldwin White Christmas, Bay Minette

Applications being accepted through Dec. 1 for residents in north Baldwin County. Contact nbwhitechristmas@gmail.com for information.

North Baldwin Helping Hands

Serving north Baldwin County. (251) 767-9312.

The Salvation Army

Serving all of Baldwin County. (251) 943-3883.

TOY DROP LOCATIONS

Bay Minette

  • Delta Animal Clinic
  • Dollar General-Old Daphne Road
  • Dollar General-McMeans Avenue
  • Dollar General-Hwy. 31 North
  • Just Dance
  • Sonic Drive-in
  • Whitehouse Fork Fire Department
  • World Finance

Bon Secour

  • Fisherman's Baptist Church

Daphne

  • Five Below
  • Align Insurance
  • Audubon Park Apartments
  • Belforest Villas
  • Ci Ci Pizza
  • CubeSmart
  • Daphne Fit Body Boot Camp
  • Daphne Utilities-both locations
  • Dirty Harry Dog Wash
  • Dollar General-County Road 13
  • Dollar General-U.S. Hwy. 98
  • Eastern Shore Hyundai
  • Edema Therapy Company ETC
  • Elite Real Estate
  • Gold Mine Pawn
  • Handi-Locke
  • Huntington Learning Center
  • Island Wing Company
  • Keller Williams Realty
  • Mathes of Alabama
  • Matt Bowers Nissan
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Next Level Tumbling
  • Orange Theory Fitness
  • Remax by the Bay
  • Remax Signature Properties
  • Roll & Go Sushi Asian Kitchen
  • Sonic Drive-in
  • Staples
  • Tameron Honda
  • Team Gunter Kia
  • Terry Thompson
  • The Gates at Jubilee Apartments
  • Titlemax
  • Toro Ridge Apartments
  • Tractor Supply

Elberta

  • Dollar General

Fairhope

  • American Legion
  • Bay Breeze Cafe and Grill
  • Bellator-Fairhope
  • Bellator Real Estate & Development
  • City Electric Supply
  • Colony Animal Clinic
  • CubeSmart
  • Elks Lodge
  • First Bank Mortgage
  • Jason Will Real Estate
  • Mobile Bay Realty
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Remax by the Bay
  • Retreat at Fairhope Village Apts.
  • Segars Aero Corporation
  • Smart Style Hair Salon in Fairhope Walmart
  • Southern Twist Yarns
  • The Grand Hotel-Point Clear
  • Waters Edge Realty
  • Wise Living Realty

Foley

  • Blossman Propane
  • Sonic Drive-In
  • Vulcan Industries
  • Foley Public Library
  • 5 Below
  • CubeSmart
  • Exit Realty
  • Anchors Aweigh RV Park
  • GlenLakes Golf Club
  • The Grove

Gulf Shores

  • Smart Style
  • Remax of Gulf Shores
  • Peace Lutheran Church

Loxley

  • Dollar General-Hickory St.
  • Emerald Homes
  • Estes Express Line Trucking Company
  • Piggly Wiggly

Magnolia Springs

  • Barnwell Fire Department

Orange Beach

  • Keller Williams
  • Perdido Isle Apartments
  • Jimmy G's/Kleenworks
  • Perdido Beach Resort

Perdido

  • Perdido Vineyards

Robertsdale

  • Blonde and BlushDollar General
  • Exit@Navigator Realty
  • Mark's Barber ShopSonic
  • Sunset Rotary

Seminole

  • Dollar General

Silverhill

  • Dollar General-East Boulevard

Spanish Fort

  • Arlington Apartments
  • Beef O'Brady's
  • Bellator Spanish Fort
  • Dollar General-Stagecoach Road
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Salon Royale
  • Spanish Fort Town Center Apartments
  • Sonic Drive-in
  • Twisted Scissors Hair Salon
  • Westminister Village
  • Wilson Service Center

Participating Schools

  • Baldwin County Virtual
  • Belforest Elementary
  • Daphne Elementary
  • Daphne Middle
  • Fairhope East and West Elementary
  • Fairhope Middle
  • Renaissance School
  • Rockwell Elementary
  • Spanish Fort Elementary
  • Spanish Fort Middle
  • Spanish Fort High
  • Stapleton Elementary

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