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Signup begins for Toys for Tots

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SAGINAW COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

The holiday season is a fun time for toys and decorating, but not everyone can afford to fill the holidays with presents for their families.

Toys for Tots gives back to hundreds of families in Mid-Michigan during the holiday season.

Sign up this year will be held at 2138 N. Carolina Street in Saginaw on the following dates:

  • Oct. 24 – Oct. 27: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Oct. 28 – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 31 – Nov. 3 – 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 4 – 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

The following items are needed to sign up for assistance:

  • Current MI photo ID with correct address
  • Current photo ID of All other adults (18 and over) in the household with correct address.
  • If you receive FAP or FIP benefits from DHS, you must:
    • Provide current benefit information (within past 30 days) obtained from the DHS front desk or your case worker.
    • You're require to bring all house hold income including any and all Last pay check stubs for the year 2016, any SSI you are  receiving.  If you do not receive FAP or FIP benefits, bring in current proof of all household income (Last pay check stub for any jobs worked in 2016 for all persons 18 and over), SSI payments for all people in the household.
    • Any alimony or child support awarded by the court system.
  •  For children, you must provide proof of guardianship up to the age of 12.  Only current birth certificates and DHS papers listing household member's names and birth dates, or official guardianship papers with birth certificates will be accepted.
  • Toys for Tots cannot service Foster Care Families due to not having guardianship papers from the legal system.

Organizers ask that children do not attend sign up so gift distribution can be a surprise.     

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