Toys For Tots registration begins Halloween weekend
KENNEWICK, Wash. -- During tough times in this economy, many families can't spend too much money on holiday presents. That's why Toys For Tots tries to help parents so their children still have gifts to unwrap.
Saturday, October 29th was the first day of registration at the DSHS -CSO building on Edison Street in Kennewick. Parents need to bring ID and proof of income. Registration will also be happening Sunday, October 30th 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and on 11/05, 11/06, 11/19, 11/20. The toys will be given out December 10, 2011 at the Benton Franklin Fairgrounds.
There is one change, the income requirements for 2011 have been raised a significant amount, so more families are eligible. For example a 2 person household monthly income limit is $2,452 and yearly limit is $29,424. For a ten person household it's a monthly limit of $7,546 and yearly limit of $90,552.