Cpl. Matthew Careins of the United State Marine Corps carries donated gifts to a semi-truck at Southwire during the fourth annual Toys for Tots drive on Thursday. Careins is an employee of Southwire.
Bins full of toys wait for sorting on Thursday at Southwire's annual Toys for Tots drive for children of West Georgia. Toys are sorted by age and gender of recipient.
Dan Cunningham accepts a donated gift from Beckey Gaskamp of Roopville during the Toys for Tots drive on Thursday at Southwire. Last year’s event collected 3,200 toys for Carroll and Haralson County children aged 0-13. Recipients apply through school councilors and all who apply are accepted. The program tries to supply one large toy, two small toys and two stocking stuffers per child. The toy drive lasted from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.