Volunteers needed for Toys for Tots

The Toys for Tots coordinator for Macon, Jackson and Swain counties is beginning the search for volunteers.

Randy Dean Hughes, the TFT Local Coordinator for Macon, Jackson, Swain counties, he says all donations collected from this area will be used for the children in this area. All the monetary donations collected under the Toys for Tots name and logo are sent to the TFT foundation.

Anyone wanting to help out with the collections of toys, or to be a local TFT sponsor, have a toy drive, or maybe help in other ways, can go to the website at www.Smokymt-toysfortots.

Contact Hughes at 828.524.7300 or visit email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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