The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Evansville District Council is partnering with WIKY 104 FM on the 5th annual Ton of Toys Program to provide toys and gifts to children in families of those experiencing financial difficulties.
How can you get involved?
- Bring a new, unwrapped toy during normal business hours to the Lucas Oil Center on either North Green River Road or West Lloyd Expressway, Donut Bank Bakery and Coffee shops in Evansville or Newburgh, either Sterling United Federal Credit Union bank lobby on West Franklin Street or Vogel Road, or the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store at 767 E. Walnut Street beginning Monday, November 21, 2022. The last day for donating is Friday, December 9.
- Make a $20 donation (or amount of your choosing) to help us with Ton of Toys! You can complete the form below – safe & secure online giving. St. Vincent de Paul is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Volunteer your time to help us pick up, shop, sort, transfer toys, or help neighbors on shopping day! There are lots of opportunities for volunteers. Please fill out this form to let us know what tasks, days and times you are available for.
How does the process work for the family needing assistance?
Families need to be referred by a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Call (812) 425-3485 to request a referral. Information and a copy of the completed voucher will be mailed or emailed (if applicable) to the participating family.
Shopping days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, December 13-15, 2022. Parents are asked to contribute 25¢ per child. Each child receives some significant type of gift along with stocking stuffers, games, puzzles and winter hats and gloves.
For families with children enrolled at the St. Vincent Early Center, please refer to the information distributed through their center.
Who is eligible to participate?
Only children under the age of 18 who reside in Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh, or Warrick counties may participate. Families registered with any other Christmas toy giveaway program are not eligible. Requests for participation must be received by Friday, December 9, 2022. Call (812) 425-3485 to request a referral.
Online Donation Form for Ton of Toys 2022