Can you believe it is already the Holiday season?  Well it is a time for giving and a time to help out others that are not so fortunate.

Toys for Tots is asking for your help in helping kids here in Southwest Louisiana have a great Christmas.  Here are the locations where you can drop off your donation.The annual “Toys for Tots” program hopes to make this year's holiday season a little merrier for Calcasieu parish families in need. Qualifying residents who would like to participate in the program must register in person at one of the following locations and dates:

Allen P. August Multi-Purpose Annex                                Vinton City Hall

November 5 and 6th                                                              November 7th

8:30am – 11:30am and 1:00pm – 3:00pm                               1:00pm – 3:00pm

2000 Moeling Street, Lake Charles, LA                                   1200 Horridge Street, Vinton, LA


Starks V.F.W. Post #4759                                                      DeQuincy City Hall

November 8th                                                                                        November 8th                 

10:00am – 11:00am                                                                 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Hwy 12 West, Starks, LA                                                        300 N. Holly Street, DeQuincy, LA


Iowa Multi-Purpose Center                                                   Westlake Recreation Center

November 9th                                                                                                 November 12th

8:30am – 11:30am                                                                   9:00am – 11:30 am &

207 Hwy 90, Iowa, LA                                                            1:00pm - 2:30pm

900 McKinley Street, Westlake, LA

Sulphur Council Chambers

Tuesday, November 13th

8:30am – 11:30am and 1:00pm – 2:30pm

500 N. Huntington Street, Sulphur, LA, Nintendo

Toys for Tots 2012 kicks this weekend at the Lake Charles Civic Center. Here is the event schedule and drop off locations.

Kiwanis Arts and Crafts Show -November 1-4, 2012 lake Charles Civic Center Sponsored by: Billy Navarre Chevrolet & Kiwanis 10:00am -5:00pm

STUFF-A-BUS -November 30th & December 1st -Wal-Mart Hwy 14

10:00 AM -5:00PM Come help STUFF -A BUS and support Toys for Tots take pictures and meet:

• Santa Claus • Miss Louisiana USA • Miss Teen Louisiana USA

STUFF-A-18 WHEELER -December 7th & December 8st -Wal-Mart Hwy 108 -Sulphur

10:00 AM -5:00PM Come help STUFF-A-18 WHEELER with Toys for Tots and 4-THEM Community Organization and take pictures with:

• Santa Claus • Bullet Baseball • Golf Tournament


Toys for Tots Drop-Off Sites Include:

All Toys must be New and Unwrapped

• AT&T Stores • Brookshire Brothers -Sulphur • Curves -Lake Charles & Sulphur • Fox 29 CW • Jeff Davis Bank -SWLA • Town Square Media ( Radio Station -Lakeshore Drive) • Walgreens Stores • Wal-Mart Stores • S.P.A.R. (Sulphur Parks and Recreation) • Advance Cash America Hwy 14 (Lake Charles) • Spring Hill Suites Marriott Prien Lake Rd (Lake Charles) • Big Lots • Toys R Us • Billy Navarre Chevrolet Lake Charles / Sulphur • Westlake Police Department • Lake Charles City Police • Ranco Sandblastin & Barge Rental • U SAgency (All) • Lloyd Lauw Collision Repair • John Stelly Nissan of Lake Charles • West Cal AI Worley Detachment 1157 • Westlake Auto • R. Alan Kite & RV, LLC 1394 I\J. Hwy 171 • Calcasieu Parish Library -Sulphur • Best Buy