Toys for Tots registration information

Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2013, 2:21 pm
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Press release submitted by Mathew Starratt

Registration runs every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. from October 31st – November 30th, 2013. Items needed for registration are: State issued I.D., Birth Certificates of Children, Proof of current address (electric bill etc.), and a good phone number to be reached at.
Registration address: 2252 24th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201

Toys For Tots Warehouse: 563-639-0169 For Volunteer work, or general questions.
Warehouse address: 2252 24th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 (Rock Island Country Market Building)
Registration: 563-508-5017 For Registration questions. Registration goes at above address.
Drop Boxes and supplies requests: 563-508-7455 For questions regarding box pick up or drop off and requesting supplies.
Toys For Tots Coordinator: SSgt Starratt, Mathew
For Events only call 309-208-4378

*Toys For Tots QuadCities is our Facebook page, you can find the link to the website, events, info on location, registration, and volunteering. Send messages to Coordinator.

*Toys For Tots Website:

*Toys we are unable to accept are: Clothes, Stuffed animals, Realistic looking weapons (Nerf guns are accepted), and Religious items.



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