(FREDERICKSBURG, VA) The 9th annual Toys For Tots party will be at the Fredericksburg Fairgrounds events building on Saturday, Dec. 13th at 7 p.m. Jan and David Snow of Stafford have given their annual party a roundup ho down theme this year. There is no cost to attend the party, the Snows request that each guest bring a new unwrapped toy for a boy or girl to donate to Toys For Toys.
The Snows encourage guests to wear their favorite western duds to boot stomp to the live entertainment line-up for the evening. The entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. with D.J., Eric Herod, followed by a rotation performance from local solo musician, Shannon Peterson, the band, Cool Breeze and the one and only Elvis.
The party will be catered by various local restaurants and a cash bar will be available to guests. The party is open to the community to attend, but space is limited. To receive an invitation and to be added to the guest list, email Jan Snow a request for an invite at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Snows are anticipating the largest roundup of toys since their first party in December 2006. Community members who cannot be present at the party still have the opportunity be a part of the cause. Several local Fredericksburg area businesses are participating by hosting Toys for Tots boxes at their location of business. Anyone is welcome to donate a new unwrapped toy to any of the drop off locations listed below and their donation will go to benefit the Snows Toys For Tots roundup.
All donations from the drop off locations will be combined with the donations from the guests at the party. Several uniformed Marines will be present at the party and will collect all the toys to bring to the warehouse for local distribution. The Snows have created a donation page where the community can make a donation for the Marines to purchase a toy to be able to bring to the party so they can attend at no cost. For more information, visit http://www.gofundme.com/snowstoysfortots
THE SNOWS TOY FOR TOYS ROUNDUP DONATION DROP OFF LOCATIONS
Hard Times Cafe Four Mile Fork
The Tavern (Lees Hill)
The Timbers (Ruther Glen)
Arista Real Estate
Walmart Vision Center Central Park
Honey Baked Ham
Simpsons Grocery Colonial Beach
5 & Below Stafford Market Place
5 & Below Central Park Fredericksburg
Century 21 Garrisonville Rd Stafford
UPS Store Courthouse Rd Spotsylvania
Beach Fries Located Thru out the area
Mainstreet Grill & Bar Stafford
Starbucks Garrisonville Rd Stafford
Starbucks Warrenton Rd Stafford
Starbucks Plank Rd Fredericksburg
Starbucks Cosners Corner Fredericksburg
Denson’s Grocery Colonial Beach
ABOUT TOYS FOR TOTS
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community. The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. For more information, visit http://www.toysfortots.org