315 toys collected at annual drive

December 3, 2012

A total of 315 toys and $457 in cash donations were collected at the drive. (Photo by Tatiana Rodriguez)

This year for the first time in Nolan County, the roar of motorcycles signaled the start of the Goodfellows Motorcycle Toy/Canned Good Run.
Each rider and passenger brought a new toy and a canned good to the Toy Run and was donated to the Sweetwater Goodfellows at the annual Goodfellows toy drive on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Wal-Mart. Many others also donated food, toys and money at the annual toy drive.
A total of 315 toys were collected, which is up from last year’s total of 282 toys collected. Also a total of $457 was collected at the drive.
The Sweetwater Goodfellows distribution will be from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at the Lamar Street Baptist Church recreation building. A Christmas party with Santa will follow distribution for the children from 3:45-4:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at Lamar Street Baptist Church (only for families with children).
Set-up for the distribution will take place at 5 p.m. each day on Tuesday, Dec. 4, through Thursday, Dec. 6, at Lamar Street Baptist Church, located at 513 Lamar Street.

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