Operation Santa toy drive returns for 21st year

Operation Santa has returned to Hampton. Distribution will be Tuesday, Dec. 18. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

When Black Friday shopping this year, feel free to pick up something a little extra to help brighten a child in need’s holiday season.

The Hampton Rotary Club’s Operation Santa toy drive has kicked off and citizens are encouraged to contribute unwrapped toys valued at $25 or less or cash. Items can be dropped off at distribution boxes located at businesses throughout Hampton. This year, boxes are located at Got You Covered, Fareway, First Bank Hampton, First Citizen’s Bank in Latimer, First Security Bank, Franklin Rural Electric Coop, La Amiguita, La Luz Hispana, North Central Building Supply, Shopko, United Bank & Trust and Staley Real Estate.

Cash contributions can be made payable to Hampton Rotary Club and sent to PO Box 55, Hampton, IA, 50441.

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