Toys for Tots begins in Medina, Loretto

Toys for Tots collections are up and running at the Farmers State Bank of Hamel, 21st Century Bank of Loretto, Medina City Hall and the Medina Police Department.

Bring new, unwrapped toys to the above locations by Wednesday, Dec. 19. Donated toys will be delivered to KARE-11 TV in Golden Valley.

Here are some toy gift ideas from the KARE-11 web site:

• Birth – 2 Years — Bath toys, blocks, board books, stacking toys and stuffed animals

• 3 – 4 Years — Arts and crafts, books (story and activity), dress-up/pretend play, games and puzzles, musical instruments and outdoor toys

• 5 – 7 Years — Action figures, construction toys, dolls, accessories and puzzles and brain teasers

• 8 – 11 Years — Arts & crafts, building and models, gadgets, electronic toys and remote controlled vehicles

• 12 – 16 Years — Collectible dolls, figures, games, MP3 players, radios and sports equipment.