Saturday, February 27, 2021

Toys for Kids, Colusa County Underway

Chips For Kids (Color)The Williams Area California Highway Patrol has partnered with Impact Thrift Store for its annual ‚ÄėToys for Kids, Colusa County‚ÄĚ toy drive.

‚ÄúWith the tremendous support from the community, last year we were able to provide a new toy to over 1,000 children in Colusa County,‚ÄĚ said Impact Thrift Store Manager, Amy Gerard.

Both Gerard and Officer Kristin Murphy of the Williams Area CHP placed bins at 21 locations in Williams, Maxwell, Colusa, and Arbuckle.
‚ÄúThe Impact Colusa County is a great organization, and the CHP is more than happy to assist with their program,‚ÄĚ said Murphy.

The California Highway Patrol has assisted Impact Thrift Store over the last several years by distributing collection bins as part of the departments ‚ÄėCHiP‚Äôs for Kids‚Äô program.

With the holiday season upon us, the CHP and the Impact Store want to do its part to ensure all Colusa County children have a holiday season to remember.

The public is encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys to any of the participations listed below until December 20th, 2014.

– Arbuckle Elementary School
– Umpqua Bank
– Ace Hardware
– Pride Real Estate
– Williams Fire Department
– CHP Office
– AgriSource
– Grimes Elementary School
– Colusa Regional Medical Center
– Rabo Bank
– US Bank
– Colusa City Fire Department
– All Star Realty
– Messicks Hardware
– Board of Supervisors Office
– Sacramento River Fire District
– Umpqua Bank
– Hoblit Motors
– Sankey Auto
– Wells Fargo Bank
– Impact Thrift Store

Toys will be distributed on Saturday; December 20th, 2014 at the Knights of Columbus Building located at 399 Oak Street, in Colusa.

Applications are available at the Colusa County Health & Human Services, First Five Colusa County, WIC Office, area Schools, and at Impact Thrift Store.

Impact Life in Colusa County is a non-profit organization, and all donations are tax deductible.

If you would like to make a monetary donation, or would like to volunteer during the distribution day as a gift wrapper, call (530) 458-5776.

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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