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Cops, Kids & Toys is a local non-profit supported by multiple area law enforcement agencies that helps provide toys to children around Tompkins County when their parents need financial assistance. The application deadline is November 22nd, and donation bins are out through November 29th.
Photo courtesy Cops, Kids & Toys.
Applications for the Cops, Kids & Toys program to help children ages infant to 18 are open until November 22nd. Instead of making deliveries, Cops, Kids & Toys will have multiple pickup locations around the county this year.
Apply for gifts for your kids up to age 18
Shop local! Cops, Kids & Toys says they began shopping locally for gifts for this holiday season in May, and they get a lot of support from local stores and other businesses. That includes Alphabet Soup, Cat’s Pajamas, Sunny Days, Klein’s Archery, Walpole’s Variety, Avital’s Apiaries, Sundrees, the Brain Shoppe, Jillian’s Drawers, and Instant Replay Sports.
Photo courtesy Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.
Cops, Kids & Toys also raised money for this year’s campaign via a dine-in or takeout fundraiser at Ithaca’s Texas Roadhouse in late October, and they’re doing it again this Sunday, November 22nd.
Homestyle family fare at Ithaca’s Texas Roadhouse
On Sunday, November 22nd, dine at Texas Roadhouse or get takeout from Texas Roadhouse and mention that you’re supporting Cops, Kids & Toys and the restaurant will donate 10% of your total check, including drinks, to the organization. The restaurant is open 11: 30am-9pm.
Texas Roadhouse also has a donation bin out so community members can drop off new, unwrapped toys. It’s one of dozens of toy donation bins around Tompkins County.
Toy donation bins around Tompkins County
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