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United Way Toy Dive Begins

United Way of West Central CT

United Way of West Central Connecticut’s Annual Joy of Sharing Program has been providing food and toys to needy children, teens, and families in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, and Plymouth/Terryville for over seventeen years.

In November 2017, United Way collected hundreds of food items for distribution to area food pantries.

United Way is now calling for donors to support its annual Joy of Sharing Program’s Toy Drive. United Way is asking for your help to make positive changes in the lives of local individuals and families by donating toys and gifts for children ages 3 to 14.  

If you and/or your company are willing to participate, donations will be accepted on Wednesday, December 6th – 9 AM to 4 PM and Thursday, December 7th – 9 AM to 4 PM. 

Please contact Kimberly Carmelich, Resource Development Coordinator, at United Way (860) 582-9559 X407 or kcarmelich@uwwestcentralct.org to sign up or with any questions.

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