Toys for Tots collects over 18,000 toys
Published 8:00 am Monday, January 1, 2024
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Lowndes County Sheriff’s Sergeant Prince Williams III helps distribute toys at the Collirene Christmas Parade.
Lowndes County volunteers prepare to distribute collected toys to local families. Pictured are (left to right) Lowndes Sheriff’s Office (SO) Sergeant Prince Williams, Corporal Maranda Timmons, Toys for Tots Project Coordinator Michele Sousa, Lowndes Sheriff’s Student Resource Officer (SRO) Kandace Thomas, SRO Darius McDaniel and Fort Deposit Police Chief Terry Steiner.
Rena Edwards sorts toys collected for Butler and Lowndes County Children.
Volunteers with Marine Toys for Tots collected more than 18,00 toys for 4,400 Butler and Lowndes County children this Christmas. According to Project Coordinator Michele Sousa, all work is accomplished by volunteers like herself, Assistant Coordinator Rena Edwards, and the many area residents who lend a helping hand. All toys donated in Lowndes County stay in the area.