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TOYS FOR TOTS “Fill The MRAP” campaign begins Monday

Lexington, S.C. (November 30, 2020) – Chief Terrence Green announced Monday that the Lexington Police Department’s annual Toys for Tots “Fill the MRAP” campaign begins today - Monday, November 30, 2020. It will continue through Wednesday, December 9, 2020, with donation events scheduled at the Icehouse Amphitheater, Learning Express, Lexington Pavilion, and Walmart.

The Marines Toys for Tots Foundation is anticipating additional requests from families this Christmas due to those affected by layoffs and loss of employment due to the coronavirus pandemic.

As in years past, the objective for this year’s Toys for Tots campaign will be to fill the Lexington Police Department Emergency Services Team (E.S.T.) MRAP vehicle with toy donations. Unless needed elsewhere, the E.S.T. MRAP vehicle will be at each planned event.

The Toys for Tots “Fill the MRAP” schedule includes events on the following days and times:

Monday, November 30​​ Lexington Pavilion​11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 1 ​​Learning Express2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 2Learning Express2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 3​​ Walmart2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, December 4​​ Snowball Fest​​ 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, December 7 ​Lexington Pavilion2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 8Walmart2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 9Target​​ 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

During the Toys for Tots events at Learning Express, those who are interested in purchasing a toy to donate will be given a 25% discount on that purchase and those who make a monetary donation will receive a “Comeback Coupon” for 25% off an item to be used in January. Learning Express will be matching monetary donations and will make a toy donation to Toys for Tots as well.

All cash and check donations made during “Fill theMRAP” events will be used for shopping sprees with Chief Terrence Green to purchase additional toys for the Marines Toys for Tots Foundation.

For families in need, please know that December 1, 2020, is the last day to submit a request for toys through the South Carolina Marines Toys for TotsFoundation website.

Toys for Tots donations are being accepted at the Lexington Police Department, located at 111 Maiden Lane in Lexington, through Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

Follow the Lexington Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest Toys for Tots event updates and news.


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